cherry laurel

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noun

Also called English laurel. a rosaceous evergreen shrub or small tree, Prunus laurocerasus, of Eurasia, having clusters of white flowers and dark purple fruit.

Nearby words

  1. cherry angioma,
  2. cherry birch,
  3. cherry bomb,
  4. cherry brandy,
  5. cherry coal,
  6. cherry orchard, the,
  7. cherry pepper,
  8. cherry picker,
  9. cherry pie,
  10. cherry plum

Origin of cherry laurel

First recorded in 1655–65

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British Dictionary definitions for cherry laurel

cherry laurel

noun

a Eurasian rosaceous evergreen shrub, Prunus laurocerasus, having glossy aromatic leaves, white flowers, and purplish-black fruits
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