Definition of ilex. Meaning of ilex. Synonyms of ilex

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Definition of ilex

ilex
Holm Holm, n. [OE., prob. from AS. holen holly; as the holly is also called holm. See Holly.] (Bot.) A common evergreen oak, of Europe (Quercus Ilex); -- called also ilex, and holly.
Ilex
Ilex I"lex, n. [L., holm oak.] (Bot.) (a) The holm oak (Quercus Ilex). (b) A genus of evergreen trees and shrubs, including the common holly.

Meaning of ilex from wikipedia

- Ilex (/ˈaɪlɛks/) or holly is a genus of over 570 species of flowering plants in the family Aquifoliaceae, and the only living genus in that family. Ilex...
- Ilex is the genus of flowering plants also known as holly. Ilex or ILEX may also refer to: Centrolene ilex, a South American frog Quercus ilex (the holm...
- Yerba mate or yerba-maté (Ilex paraguariensis; from Spanish [ˈɟʝeɾβa ˈmate]; Portuguese: erva-mate, Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɛɾvɐ ˈmatɨ] or [ˈɛʁvɐ ˈmatʃi];...
- Quercus ilex, the evergreen oak, holly oak or holm oak is a large evergreen oak native to the Mediterranean region. It is a member of the Ilex section...
- Ilex vomitoria, commonly known as yaupon (/ˈjɔːpɒn/) or yaupon holly, is a species of holly that is native to southeastern North America. The word yaupon...
- Ilex verticillata, the winterberry, is a species of holly native to eastern North America in the United States and southeast Canada, from Newfoundland...
- Ilex aquifolium, the holly, common holly, English holly, European holly, or occasionally Christmas holly, is a species of flowering plant in the family...
- HMS Ilex was one of nine I-class destroyers built for the Royal Navy during the 1930s. She is the only ship of the Royal Navy ever to have been named after...
- , and as subsection. Members may be called ilex oaks. Like all species of Quercus, those of section Ilex are trees or shrubs with acorn-like fruit. The...
- Ilex opaca, the American holly, is a species of holly, native to the eastern and south-central United States, from coastal M****achusetts south to central...