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Definition of Laurel


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

laurel in Afrikaans is lourier
laurel in Dutch is laurier, lauwer
laurel in French is laurier
laurel in German is Lorbeerbaum, Lorbeer
laurel in Italian is alloro
laurel in Portuguese is loureiro
laurel in Spanish is laurel