Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Aquifoliaceae — the hollies.

Etymologies

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Latin ilex ("holm oak")

Examples

  • It is specifically found in the red berries of the genus '' Ilex '' (Holly, an evergreen woody plant).

    Frugivore

  • Associated species are shrubs such as Ilex, Viburnum, Clethra, and a tall bilberry (Vaccinium cylindraceum) that has showy, dark pink flowers.

    Azores temperate mixed forests

  • Waxwings feed on other exotic berrying shrubs such as Ilex verticillata.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Yesterday Brenda Fraser, director of development with the urban regeneration company Ilex which is behind the project, said the bridge would be a world class development and herald "a new era for citizens and visitors alike and will act as a catalyst for transformation and future growth".

    An Irish Town Planner's Blog

  • "St. Joseph is one of the top 3 brands within the low-dose aspirin category and is well positioned for growth within the broader cardio-wellness segment," Ilex President Robert Bailey said in a statement.

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  • One of my favorites: Ilex verticillata Winterberry ‘Nana Red Sprite.’

    My favorite winter shrub: Winterberry « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • Ilex trees cast shadows on the stone walls, and waves washed the rocky beach nearby.

    So No More He'll Go A-Roving

  • What She Planted: Possumhaw trees ( Ilex decidua ) show off red berries above striped slender trunks for much of the winter and the purple wisteria-like blossoms of the Texas mountain laurel ( Sophora secundiflora ) flamboyantly and fragrantly announce the arrival of spring.

    A Garden That's Light on the Land

  • Ilex trees cast shadows on the stone walls, and waves washed the rocky beach nearby.

    So No More He'll Go A-Roving

  • Ilex, which sells Calgon and other bath and beauty products, plans to move St. Joseph's production to another plant and expects shipments to retailers to start sometime this spring, according to a spokeswoman for the company, which is owned by Ilex Capital Group LLC, a private investment firm.

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