Words nearby ilex
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A decoction made by boiling the leaves of Ilex cassine in water, employed as "medicine" for ceremonial purification.Man, Past and Present|Agustus Henry Keane
It grows to a height of about 30 feet, and resembles the Quercus ilex, or evergreen oak, and attains to a great age.
All these, with the ilex, being evergreen, one misses those ever-changing autumnal tints that glorify the fall in northern climes.Unexplored Spain|Abel Chapman
The Ilex, interesting alike from its appearance and physiology, first engages our notice.
Large plantations of ilex have already been established above Posadas.The Argentine Republic|Pierre Denis