Holm-oak meaning

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.
noun
0
0
A S European evergreen oak (Quercus ilex) of the beech family, with hollylike leaves.
noun
0
0
Its wood.
noun
0
0
An evergreen tree, Quercus ilex, native to the Mediterranean region.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of holm-oak

  • Middle English holm alteration of holin holly holly

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition