holly

Definitions of holly
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n any tree or shrub of the genus Ilex having red berries and shiny evergreen leaves with prickly edges

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Ilex decidua, bearberry, possum haw, winterberry
deciduous shrub of southeastern and central United States
Ilex glabra, evergreen winterberry, gall-berry, gallberry, inkberry
evergreen holly of eastern North America with oblong leathery leaves and small black berries
Ilex paraguariensis, Paraguay tea, mate
South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea
American holly, Christmas holly
an evergreen tree
low gallberry holly
an evergreen shrub
tall gallberry holly
an evergreen shrub
yaupon holly
an evergreen shrub
deciduous holly
a holly tree
juneberry holly
a holly shrub
largeleaf holly
a holly tree
Geogia holly
a holly shrub
common winterberry holly
a holly shrub
smooth winterberry holly
a holly shrub
Type of:
angiospermous tree, flowering tree
any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary

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