cuileann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱol- (thorn, thorny plant). Cognate with Scottish Gaelic cuileann, Manx cullyn, Welsh celyn, Breton kelenn, English holly. More at holly.

Noun[edit]

cuileann m

  1. Holly.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱol- (thorn, thorny plant). Cognate with Irish cuileann, Manx cullyn, Welsh celyn, Breton kelenn, English holly. More at holly.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuileann m, pl cuilinn

  1. Holly.