Definition of holly oak in English:

holly oak


  • The holm oak or the kermes oak, both of which have tough evergreen leaves that are reminiscent of holly leaves.

    • ‘The holly oaks in the sacks have a good chance of surviving - according to the data we have, an 80 percent chance.’’
    • ‘The northern side instead, known as ‘the cold zone’, is characterized by high underwood, with holly oak, white oak, hornbeam and broom.’