[ law-rey-shuh s ]
/ lɔˈreɪ ʃəs /
belonging to the plant family Lauraceae.
Compare laurel family.
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British Dictionary definitions for lauraceous
/ (lɔːˈreɪʃəs) /
of, relating to, or belonging to the Lauraceae, a family of aromatic trees and shrubs having leathery leaves: includes the laurels and avocado
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