Holly vs Hotly - What's the difference?

holly | hotly |


As a noun holly

is any of various shrubs or (mostly) small trees, of the genus Ilex, either evergreen or deciduous, used as decoration especially at Christmas.

As a proper noun Holly

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As an adverb hotly is

with great amounts of heat.

holly

English

Noun

(hollies)
  • Any of various shrubs or (mostly) small trees, of the genus Ilex , either evergreen or deciduous, used as decoration especially at Christmas.
  • The wood from this tree.
  • (with a qualifier) Any of several unrelated plant species likened to Ilex because of their prickly, evergreen foliage and/or round, bright-red berries
  • Derived terms

    * false holly * * holly olive * holly osmanthus * * Hollywood * sea holly

    hotly

    English

    Adverb

    (en-adv)
  • With great amounts of heat
  • In a heated manner; intensely or vehemently