HyperDic: laurel

English > 3 senses of the word laurel / Laurel:
NOUNplantlaurelany of various aromatic trees of the laurel family
person Laurel, Stan Laurel, Arthur Stanley Jefferson LaurelUnited States slapstick comedian (born in England) who played the scatterbrained / scatterbrained and often tearful member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1890-1965)
artifactlaurel, laurel wreath, bay wreath(antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory
laurel / Laurel > pronunciation
Soundslao'rahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > laurel: 3 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of various aromatic trees of the laurel family.
Member ofLauraceae, family Lauraceae, laurel familyA family of Lauraceae
NarrowerCalifornia laurel, California bay tree, Oregon myrtle, pepperwood, spice tree, sassafras laurel, California olive, mountain laurel, Umbellularia californicaPacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit
Saigon cinnamon, Cinnamomum loureiriiTropical southeast Asian tree with aromatic bark
camphor tree, Cinnamomum camphoralarge evergreen tree of warm regions whose aromatic wood yields camphor
cassia, cassia-bark tree, Cinnamomum cassiaChinese tree with aromatic bark
cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon tree, Cinnamomum zeylanicumTropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark
laurel-tree, red bay, Persea borboniasmall tree of southern United States having dark red heartwood
sassafras, sassafras tree, Sassafras albidumyellowwood tree with brittle wood and aromatic leaves and bark
true laurel, bay, bay laurel, bay tree, Laurus nobilissmall Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cooking
Broaderangiospermous tree, flowering treeAny tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
Spanishlaurel, lauro
Catalanllorer
English > Laurel: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningUnited States slapstick comedian (born in England) who played the scatterbrained / scatterbrained and often tearful member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1890-1965).
SynonymsStan Laurel, Arthur Stanley Jefferson Laurel
Instance ofcomedian, comicA professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
Member ofLaurel and HardyUnited States slapstick comedy duo who made many films together
SpanishStan Laurel
CatalanLaurel, Stan Laurel
English > laurel: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaning(antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory.
Synonymslaurel wreath, bay wreath
CategoryantiquityThe historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
RegionGreece, Hellenic Republic, EllasA republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula
Broaderwreath, garland, coronal, chaplet, leiflower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
Spanishcorona de laurel, lauréola
Catalancorona de llorer, laurèola

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