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bay leafnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​leaf from a ​baytree, often ​dried and used in ​cooking to ​addflavour
(Definition of bay leaf from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bay leafnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbeɪ ˌlif/ (plural bay leaves  /ˈbeɪ ˌlivz/ )
the ​leaves of an ​evergreentree, which are ​dried and used in ​cooking to ​addflavor
(Definition of bay leaf from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bay leaf”
in Chinese (Simplified) (烹饪中用以调味的)干月桂叶…
in Chinese (Traditional) (烹飪中用以調味的)月桂葉…
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