- a tree, Prunus caroliniana, of the rose family, of the southeastern U.S., having small, milky-white flowers and black, shiny fruit.
Origin of laurel cherry
First recorded in 1780–90
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The eighth description, that of the "laurel-cherry," applies to a graft and not to a variety.The Cherries of New York
U. P. Hedrick