Definitions for ilexˈaɪ lɛks

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ilex, genus Ilex(noun)

    a large genus of dicotyledonous trees and shrubs of the family Aquifoliaceae that have small flowers and berries (including hollies)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ilex(noun)

    the holm oak (Quercus Ilex)

  2. Ilex(noun)

    a genus of evergreen trees and shrubs, including the common holly

  3. Origin: [L., holm oak.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Ilex

    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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