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holm oak

n.
A Mediterranean evergreen oak tree (Quercus ilex) having entire or toothed leaves with a dark green upper surface and fine whitish hairs on the lower surface. Also called holly oak, ilex.

[Middle English holm, alteration of holin, holly; see holly.]

holm oak

n
(Plants) 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 or ilex

holm′ oak`


n.
an evergreen oak, Quercus ilex, of E Europe, having foliage resembling that of the holly.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.holm oak - hard wood of the holm oak treeholm oak - hard wood of the holm oak tree  
oak - the hard durable wood of any oak; used especially for furniture and flooring
2.holm oak - evergreen oak of southern Europe having leaves somewhat resembling those of hollyholm oak - evergreen oak of southern Europe having leaves somewhat resembling those of holly; yields a hard wood
oak tree, oak - a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"
Translations

holm oak

[ˈhəʊmˈəʊk] Nencina f

holm oak

nSteineiche f

holm oak

[ˈhəʊmˈəʊk] nleccio
References in periodicals archive ?
Site preparation, stock quality and planting date effect of nearly establishment of Holmoak (Quercusilex L.) seedlings.
Four days later, on 19 August, while caring for their sheep, Our Lady appeared standing at the top of a holmoak tree, one of the quercus family with foliage that resembles holly.