What is another word for ilex?

Pronunciation: [ˈa͡ɪlɛks] (IPA)

Ilex is a genus of trees and shrubs that belong to the family Aquifoliaceae. This group of plants is known for their glossy, evergreen foliage and bright, red berries. Interestingly, ilex also has many synonyms, which are helpful to know when discussing these plants or doing research on them. Some common synonyms for ilex include holly, winterberry, hawthorn, and holly-leaved oak. These terms are often used interchangeably to describe different species of the ilex genus. Understanding these synonyms can expand your vocabulary, improve your knowledge about these plants, and help you communicate more effectively with other enthusiasts or experts in this field.

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What are the hypernyms for Ilex?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Ilex

These valleys, torrent-tracks between the steep rocks of livid basalt or bright red sandstone, bare as a bone or thinly clothed with ilex and juniper scrub, are inexpressibly lonely and sad, especially at this time of year.
"The Countess of Albany"
Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee)
The escape from the penalties of fame, from the boredom of interminable dinners, the intrusive importunity of curious busybodies, the malice of jealous rivals, gives a fresh zest to the long tranquil days under the ilex shade among the Sabine hills.
"Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius"
Samuel Dill
But if Violet did not die another vagrant male would steal through the ilex-trees, a hunter in pursuit of game, or else it might be a fisher, seated among the rocks waiting, for tunny-fish.
"Muslin"
George Moore

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