Meaning of “bay leaf” in the English Dictionary

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"bay leaf" in British English

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bay leafnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbeɪ ˌliːf/ us /ˈbeɪ ˌliːf/

a leaf from a bay tree, often dried and used in cooking to add flavour

(Definition of “bay leaf” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bay leaf" in American English

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bay leafnoun [ C ]

us /ˈbeɪ ˌlif/ plural bay leaves /ˈbeɪ ˌlivz/

the leaves of an evergreen tree, which are dried and used in cooking to add flavor

(Definition of “bay leaf” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)