English holly


: a Eurasian holly (Ilex aquifolium) with glossy green leaves and persistent red berries that is widely planted in the U.S.

Word History

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of English holly was in 1865

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“English holly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/English%20holly. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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