English holly

English holly
noun Date: 1865 a Eurasian holly (Ilex aquifolium) with glossy green leaves and persistent red berries that is widely planted in the United States

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • english holly — noun Usage: usually capitalized E : a Eurasian tree or shrub (Ilex aquifolium) with thick glossy spiny margined leaves, bright red persistent berries, and a fine grained white wood compare american holly …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Holly — taxobox name = Holly image width = 240px image caption = European Holly ( Ilex aquifolium ) leaves and fruit regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida subclassis = Asteridae unranked ordo = Euasterids II ordo = Aquifoliales …   Wikipedia

  • holly — /hol ee/, n., pl. hollies. 1. any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Ilex, as I. opaca (American holly), the state tree of Delaware, or I. aquifolium (English holly), having glossy, spiny toothed leaves, small, whitish flowers, and red… …   Universalium

  • Holly — /hol ee/, n. a female or male given name. * * * Any of approximately 400 species of red or black berried ornamental shrubs and trees that make up the genus Ilex (family Aquifoliaceae), including the popular Christmas hollies. English holly (I.… …   Universalium

  • Holly Grainger — (born 1988 in Didsbury, Manchester, England) is an English actress best known for playing parts in award winning productions such as The Rottentrolls , The Missing Postman and Sparkhouse .BiographyGrainger is the daughter of Irish actor Gawn… …   Wikipedia

  • Holly Gauthier-Frankel — Born July 13, 1979 (1979 07 13) (age 32) Montreal, Quebec, Canada Occupation Voice actor Website …   Wikipedia

  • Holly — f English: from the vocabulary word denoting the evergreen shrub or tree (Middle English holi(n), Old English holegn). The name was first used at the beginning of the 20th century, and has been particularly popular since about 1960. It is… …   First names dictionary

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