Definitions for ilexˈaɪ lɛks
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Ilex, genus Ilex(noun)
a large genus of dicotyledonous trees and shrubs of the family Aquifoliaceae that have small flowers and berries (including hollies)
the holm oak (Quercus Ilex)
a genus of evergreen trees and shrubs, including the common holly
Origin: [L., holm oak.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant genus of the family AQUIFOLIACEAE. The common name of 'holly' usually refers to this genus but may sometimes refer to similar looking plants of the MAHONIA or QUERCUS genus.
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