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Definition of the noun american holly

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noun

  1. an evergreen tree
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of American holly: Christmas holly
    • more generic terms: holly = any tree or shrub of the genus Ilex having red berries and shiny evergreen leaves with prickly edges; poisonous plant = a plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism

Alternative definition of the noun american holly

noun

  1. A species of holly, native to the eastern United States, Ilex opaca

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Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

Ilex arenicola Ashe Ilex cumulicola Small Ilex pygmaea McFarlin e dune American holly; dune holly, hummock holly, scrub holly f houx d' Amérique ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: holly, American holly North America: American holly, white holly /. paraguariensis A. St.-Hil. English: Paraguay tea South America: arbol del mate, mat6, yerba mata, yerba mate Brazil: baguasu /. pedunculosa Miq. (Ilex pedunculosa f.

Google previewDirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs (2016)

by Michael A. Dirr

American holly Considered by many gardeners the finest tree-type evergreen holly. The best forms have a densely pyramidal growth habit, dark green foliage, and abundant red fruit. leaves are 11⁄2 to 31⁄2 in. in length, with widely spaced, ...

Google previewTHE NEW AMERICAN ENCYCLOPAEDIA: A Popular Dictionary OF GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (1861)

The American holly (/. opaca, Alton) so nearly resembles the European type, that it has been supposed identical with or at least only a variety of it. It differs from the European chiefly in its foliage being less glossy, its berries less bright, and its ...

Google previewCompanion to the British and American Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeias Arranged in the Form of a Dictionary (1890)

by Lawrence T. Ashwell

American Holly. Habitat, America.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Delaware (2001)

by Nancy Capace

STATE TREE The American holly, Ilex opaca Aiton, was adopted as the official State tree of Delaware in 1939. It is also called the holly, white holly, evergreen holly, and boxwood. It is native to the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, and the Mississippi ...

Google previewThe New standard encyclopedia (1907)

by William A. Colledge, Nathan Haskell Dole, George Jotham Hagar

The cape-holly is Cro- coxylon cxcelsum, the knee-holly, liusciis aculeatus, the mountain-holly, Ncmopanthes, and the sea-holly, Eryngium maritimum ; South American holly, Ilex paraguensis. The North American holly is the Ilex opacn, found ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopaedia (1872)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

The American holly (/. opaca, Aiton) so nearly resembles the European type, that it has been supposed identical with or at least only a variety of it. It differs from the European chiefly in its foliage being less glossy, its berries less bright, and its ...

Google previewThe New American Cyclopaedia: a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge (1863)

by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

The American holly (/. opaca, Aiton) so nearly resembles the European type, that it has been supposed identical with or at least only a variety of it. It differs from the European chiefly in its foliage being less glossy, its berries less bright, and its ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Australian and New Zealand Cinema (2005)

by Errol Vieth, Albert Moran

Jane Campion won the Oscar for best original screenplay, American Holly Hunter won an Oscar for best actress, and New Zealander Anna Pacquin won an Oscar for best supporting actress. At Cannes, Campion shared the Palme d'Or and ...

Google previewThe twentieth century home encyclopedia and gazetteer (1904)

who is who? Embraces over six thousand short biographies

The North American holly is found along the entire Atlantic coast of the United States. Holly, Willis, journalist and ublic official ; born Stamford, Conn., uly 4, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

American Holly Paraguayensie. "Mate," Paraguay Tea- plant, S. American Holly eideroxyloides. Dominica Oak verticillata. Swamp Winter-berry vomitoria. Carolina or South Sea Tea- plant, Emetic Holly Illecebrum .

Google previewThe Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs (2014)

by Jim Gardiner

See Cornus sericea American holly. See Ilex opaca American smokewood. See Cotinus obovatus angelica tree. See Aralia elata Apache plume. See Fallugia paradoxa apple rose. See Rosa villosa arrayan. See Luma apiculata Australian ...

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