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Laurus nobilis

Etymology

Old English lorrer, from Old French laurier, from Latin laurus (laurel).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈlɒɹ.əl/, /ˈlɔːɹ.əl/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈlɔɹ.əl/
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  • Rhymes: -ɒrəl

Noun

Singular
Laurel

Plural
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  1. An evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus, having aromatic leaves of a lanceolate shape, with clusters of small, yellowish white flowers in their axils.
  2. A crown of laurel.
  3. (figuratively) honor; distinction; fame; -- especially in the plural; as, to win laurels, to crown with laurels.
  4. An English gold coin made in 1619, and so called because the king's head on it was crowned with laurel

Derived terms

  • laurel water
  • laurel wreath
  • American laurel
  • California laurel
  • cherry laurel
  • great laurel
  • ground laurel
  • mountain laurel
  • New Zealand laurel
  • Portugal laurel
  • rose laurel
  • sheep laurel
  • spurge laurel
  • West Indian laurel
  • rest on one's laurels

Translations

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Usage notes

  • The name is extended to other plants which in some respect resemble the true laurel.

See also

  • Laurel and Hardy

Anagrams

  • aellru,
  • allure

Spanish

Etymology

Old French laurier, from Latin laurus (laurel).

Noun

Laurel m. (plural laureles)

Singular
Laurel m.

Plural
laureles m.

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Derived terms

  • laurel alejandrino
  • laurel cerezo
  • laurel real
  • laurel rosa

Related terms

  • laurear

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