Chinese holly

noun

Definition of Chinese holly

: a dense rounded evergreen shrub (Ilex cornuta) native to China, widely used as an ornamental, and distinguished by its quadrangular oblong leaves each usually with three strong spines at its dilated apex

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“Chinese holly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chinese%20holly. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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