Holm-oak



noun
1.
an evergreen oak, Quercus ilex, of southern Europe, having foliage resembling that of the holly.
noun
1.
an evergreen Mediterranean oak tree, Quercus ilex, widely planted for ornament: the leaves are holly-like when young but become smooth-edged with age Also called holm, holly oak, ilex

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