Also called English laurel. a rosaceous evergreen shrub or small tree, Prunus laurocerasus, of Eurasia, having clusters of white flowers and dark purple fruit.
Words nearby cherry laurel
Origin of cherry laurel
First recorded in 1655–65
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Examples from the Web for cherry laurel
Equal parts of glycerin, soft soap, and cherry-laurel water, mixed together.
Fresh leaves of the common or cherry-laurel (Cerasus Lauro-cerasus).
British Dictionary definitions for cherry laurel
a Eurasian rosaceous evergreen shrub, Prunus laurocerasus, having glossy aromatic leaves, white flowers, and purplish-black fruits
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