holm oak


holm oak
holm oak
n.
[see HOLM2]
1. a S European evergreen oak (Quercus ilex) of the beech family, with hollylike leaves
2. its wood

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  • Holm oak — Oak Oak ([=o]k), n. [OE. oke, ok, ak, AS. [=a]c; akin to D. eik, G. eiche, OHG. eih, Icel. eik, Sw. ek, Dan. eeg.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Quercus}. The oaks have alternate leaves, often variously lobed, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • holm-oak — holmˈ oak noun The evergreen oak (Quercus ilex), not unlike holly • • • Main Entry: ↑holm …   Useful english dictionary

  • holm oak — holm′ oak n. pln an evergreen oak, Quercus ilex, of E Europe, having foliage resembling that of the holly • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • holm oak — noun 1. hard wood of the holm oak tree • Hypernyms: ↑oak 2. evergreen oak of southern Europe having leaves somewhat resembling those of holly; yields a hard wood • Syn: ↑holm tree, ↑holly leaved oak, ↑evergreen oak, ↑Quercus ilex …   Useful english dictionary

  • Holm Oak — Taxobox name = Holm Oak image width = 240px image caption = Holm Oak foliage; note pale undersides regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fagales familia = Fagaceae genus = Quercus sectio = Quercus species = Q.… …   Wikipedia

  • holm oak — akmeninis ąžuolas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bukinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis augalas (Quercus ilex), vedantis valgomas giles. Paplitęs Afrikos šiaurėje, Europos pietuose, Azijoje pietvkariuose. atitikmenys: lot. Quercus ilex… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • holm oak — noun Date: 1597 a southern European evergreen oak (Quercus ilex) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • holm oak — an evergreen oak, Quercus ilex, of southern Europe, having foliage resembling that of the holly. [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • holm oak — noun An evergreen tree, Quercus ilex, native to the Mediterranean region Syn: holly oak …   Wiktionary

  • holm oak — noun an evergreen oak with dark green glossy leaves. [Quercus ilex.] Origin ME: alt. of dialect hollin, from OE holen holly …   English new terms dictionary