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dwarf laurel

noun

sheep laurel

noun
1.
a low North American shrub, Kalmia angustifolia, of the heath family, having oblong leaves poisonous to grazing animals.
Also called dwarf laurel, lambkill.
Origin of sheep laurel
1800-1810
An Americanism dating back to 1800-10
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