English laurel


noun


cherry laurel

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.

Origin of cherry laurel

First recorded in 1655–65

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British Dictionary definitions for english-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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