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hol•ly



Pronunciation: (hol'ē), [key]
n.,
pl. -lies.

1. any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Ilex, as I. opaca (American holly), the state tree of Delaware, or I. aquifolium (English holly), having glossy, spiny-toothed leaves, small, whitish flowers, and red berries.
2. the foliage and berries, used for decoration, esp. during the Christmas season.

Hol•ly



Pronunciation: (hol'ē), [key]
n.
a female or male given name.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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