Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun holly

2 senses of holly

Sense 1
holly -- (any tree or shrub of the genus Ilex having red berries and shiny evergreen leaves with prickly edges)
       => angiospermous tree, flowering tree -- (any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary)

Sense 2
Holly, Buddy Holly, Charles Hardin Holley -- (United States rock star (1936-1959))
       INSTANCE OF=> rock star -- (a famous singer of rock music)
       INSTANCE OF=> songwriter, songster, ballad maker -- (a composer of words or music for popular songs)

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