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i·lex

 (ī′lĕks′)
n.
1. See holly.
2. See holm oak.

[Middle English, holm oak, from Latin īlex.]

ilex

(ˈaɪlɛks)
n
1. (Plants) any of various trees or shrubs of the widely distributed genus Ilex, such as the holly and inkberry: family Aquifoliaceae
2. (Plants) another name for the holm oak
[C16: from Latin]

holm′ oak`


n.
an evergreen oak, Quercus ilex, of E Europe, having foliage resembling that of the holly.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ilex - a large genus of dicotyledonous trees and shrubs of the family Aquifoliaceae that have small flowers and berries (including hollies)Ilex - a large genus of dicotyledonous trees and shrubs of the family Aquifoliaceae that have small flowers and berries (including hollies)
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Aquifoliaceae, family Aquifoliaceae, holly family - widely distributed shrubs and trees
holly - any tree or shrub of the genus Ilex having red berries and shiny evergreen leaves with prickly edges
Chinese holly, Ilex cornuta - dense rounded evergreen shrub of China having spiny leaves; widely cultivated as an ornamental
Translations

ilex

[ˈaɪleks] Nencina f

ilex

n
(= holm oak)Steineiche f, → Immergrüneiche f
(= holly)Ilex f, → Stechpalme f
References in classic literature ?
Through the speckled shadow of the great deodar-forests; through oak feathered and plumed with ferns; birch, ilex, rhododendron, and pine, out on to the bare hillsides' slippery sunburnt grass, and back into the woodlands' coolth again, till oak gave way to bamboo and palm of the valley, the lama swung untiring.
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Owing to the rising demand for iLEX RAT tool among the jailbreak community, a new enhanced version has been released that runs directly on any iOS device.
She thought a career in law looked interesting, the ILEX qualifications looked good and ILEX offered a way to obtain the qualifications she needed for a career in law without going to university and without the debt that had worried her.
This gives flexibility in terms of study options and time management when joining Ilex.
ILEX SESD and TELOS-OK will develop and maintain software enhancements and provide training and post-deployment system and software support for fielded fire support (FS) systems, including the Initial Fire Support Automated System (IFSAS) and the Battery Computer System (BCS).
The combined strength of the ILEX program and Genzyme's oncology pipeline expertise and infrastructure will provide the foundation for a sustainable and competitive commercial oncology business.
O'Connor is miffed because Ilex Street will be turned into a cul-de-sac, up to 20 parking places could be lost, the city is deeding part of Ilex back to the developer and, he says, traffic congestion will increase.
This acquisition strengthens our oncology portfolio by adding six proprietary anti-angiogenic proteins, a small molecule angiogenesis inhibitor, a DNA-repair inhibitor, and patents to use of these and other compounds as radiation and chemotherapy sensitizers," said ILEX president and chief executive officer Richard L.
ILEX is a completely customized and automated system that allows Contingent to track more detail, scale at higher levels, and integrate with large enterprise accounts and tie directly into their existing systems.
The partnership with Ilex is another major step for BNRI in the expansion of its business in Asia.
Below: Kathy Scott, chairman, Birmingham & District Branch ILEX, presents to Sonya Butterfield of The Foundation for Conductive Education a cheque for pounds 5,400