an oak, Quercus laurifolia, of the southeastern U.S., found in moist areas and having shiny dark green leaves.
Words nearby laurel oak
Origin of laurel oak
An Americanism dating back to 1800–10
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It was no other than the laurel-oak, a tree which by all rights belonged hundreds of miles to the south of us.Everyday Adventures|Samuel Scoville