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|Noun||1.||genus 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
holly - any tree or shrub of the genus Ilex having red berries and shiny evergreen leaves with prickly edges