holly family

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Noun1.holly family - widely distributed shrubs and treesholly family - widely distributed shrubs and trees
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Sapindales, Sapindales - an order of dicotyledonous plants
genus Ilex, Ilex - a large genus of dicotyledonous trees and shrubs of the family Aquifoliaceae that have small flowers and berries (including hollies)
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Tenders Are Invited for Consultancy Services for Preparation of Detail Estimate and Layout Drawings to a Suitable Scale Including All Features/road Side Amenities Based on Detail Survey Investigation and Design of Mort&h Standards for the Rectification of Black Spots at Holly Family Hospital Koderma (Chainage 27.
This beverage is made from the ilex paraguariensis plant, a relative of the holly family, known for its stimulating and antioxidant properties.