Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
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.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
an evergreen oak, Quercus ilex, of E Europe, having foliage resembling that of the holly.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||holm 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 holly; yields a hard wood|
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
holm oak[ˈhəʊmˈəʊk] N → encina f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n → Steineiche f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
holm oak[ˈhəʊmˈəʊk] n → leccio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995