Definitions for ilex vomitoria
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ilex vomitoria
Ilex vomitoria, commonly known as yaupon or yaupon holly, is a species of holly that is native to southeastern North America. The word yaupon was derived from its Catawban name, yopún, which is a diminutive form of the word yop, meaning "tree". Another common name, cassina, was borrowed from the Timucua language.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant species of the family AQUIFOLIACEAE. It has been used to induce vomiting in purification rites.
Find a translation for the ilex vomitoria definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these ilex vomitoria definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"ilex vomitoria." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 26 May 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/ilex vomitoria>.