English holly

noun

Definition of English holly

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

First Known Use of English holly

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“English holly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/English%20holly. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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