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[lawr-uh l, lor-] /ˈlɔr əl, ˈlɒr-/ noun 1. Also called bay, sweet bay. a small European evergreen tree, Laurus nobilis, of the , having dark, glossy green leaves. Compare . 2. any tree of the genus Laurus. 3. any of various similar trees or shrubs, as the or the great rhododendron. 4. the foliage of […]
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/ˈlɒrəl; ˈhɑːdɪ/ noun 1. a team of US film comedians, Stan Laurel, 1890–1965, born in Britain, the thin one, and his partner, Oliver Hardy, 1892–1957, the fat one Stanley Laurel and Oliver Hardy, two twentieth-century film comedians who almost always played their movie roles under their own names. Wearing derby hats and neckties, Laurel appeared […]
noun 1. a tree, Prunus caroliniana, of the rose family, of the southeastern U.S., having small, milky-white flowers and black, shiny fruit.
noun 1. the plant family Lauraceae, characterized by evergreen or deciduous trees having simple, leathery leaves, aromatic bark and foliage, clusters of small green or yellow flowers, and fruit in the form of a berry or drupe, and including the avocado, bay, laurels of the genera Laurus and Umbellularia, sassafras, spicebush (Lindera benzoin), and the […]