holm oak


noun

an evergreen oak, Quercus ilex, of southern Europe, having foliage resembling that of the holly.

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Origin of holm oak

First recorded in 1590–1600
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holm oak

noun

an evergreen Mediterranean oak tree, Quercus ilex, widely planted for ornament: the leaves are holly-like when young but become smooth-edged with ageAlso called: holm, holly oak, ilex
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