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laurel

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈlɒr.əl/  us   /ˈlɑːr-/

laurel noun [C or U] (TREE)

a small evergreen tree (= one that never loses its leaves) that has shiny leaves and small, black fruit

laurel noun [C or U] (PRAISE)

laurels [plural] formal praise for a person because of something they have done, usually in sport, the arts, or politics: The actors are very good, but when all is considered the laurels must surely go to the director of the play.
Translations of “laurel”
in Vietnamese cây nguyệt quế…
in Spanish laurel…
in Thai ใบของต้นไม้ชนิดหนึ่ง…
in Malaysian pokok laurel…
in French laurier…
in German der Lorbeerbaum…
in Chinese (Traditional) 樹, 月桂樹…
in Indonesian pohon salam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 树, 月桂树…
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