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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
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The forest includes three major habitat types that are classified according to the dominant tree species: holm oak (Quercus ilex) forests, Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis) stands and mixed oak and pine stands.
The second class relics "ex indumentis" (from the clothing) of the children of Fatima with a piece of Holm Oak tree where Our Lady of Fatima appeared in Portugal were displayed at the Radio Veritas Chapel in Q.C.
Scrublands and woodlands of Euro-Mediterranean vegetation represent the typical habitat in the study area, with black ash (Fraxinus ornus) and holm oak (Quercus ilex) as the dominant plant species.
Garden designers have responded to the challenge by getting creative, using Italian sage instead of lavender at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival, and holm oak and pomegranate instead of olive at Chelsea.
This review focuses on the elemental composition of several environmental matrices from Siena urban area and control stations (soil, litter, epiphytic lichens, holm oak live foliage, earthworms, and land snails from green areas and roadside; biological crusts, epilithic mosses, and shells, soft tissues, and excreta of stone-dwelling snails from vegetated walls).
Given this imperative need, and there are few studies focused on this issue, it is necessary to evaluate and know the temporal dynamics of the use of holm oak area land in the last few decades.
Anton Pascual, president of the Church-run Radio Veritas, said the second-class relics were from the clothing of Jacinta and Francisco, with a piece of the Holm Oak tree where Our Lady of Fatima appeared to the children.
Measures lengths and maximum widths have been made using a foot electronic slide of 63 male pupae, 67 females collected on cork oak, holm oak and chestnut.
Outside there are private gardens with mature borders, a silver birch and red holm oak tree.
With the help of the British Society of Soil Science, Gwynedd Council, and school pupils, either a rowan, cherry or a holm oak were planted in gardens and fields.
It has an impressive eight bedrooms and there is a lovely formal rose garden and a holm oak.
More sporadically, we also detected Oleaceae (Olea europaea) and Quercus evergreen type (holm oak).