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Noun: holly  hó-lee
  1. Any tree or shrub of the genus Ilex having red berries and shiny evergreen leaves with prickly edges
Noun: Holly  hó-lee
  1. United States rock star (1936-1959)
    - Buddy Holly, Charles Hardin Holley

Derived forms: hollies

Type of: angiospermous tree, ballad maker, flowering tree, rock star, songster, songwriter

Part of: genus Ilex, Ilex

Encyclopedia: Holly, Oregon