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laurelnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈlɒr.əl/  us   /ˈlɑːr-/
a ​small evergreentree (= one that never ​losesitsleaves) that has ​shinyleaves and ​small, ​blackfruit
(Definition of laurel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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laurelnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈlɔr·əl, ˈlɑr-/
a ​smallevergreentree that has ​shiny, ​darkgreenleaves and ​blackberries (= ​small round ​fruit)
(Definition of laurel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “laurel”
in Spanish laurel…
in Vietnamese cây nguyệt quế…
in Malaysian pokok laurel…
in Thai ใบของต้นไม้ชนิดหนึ่ง…
in French laurier…
in German der Lorbeerbaum…
in Chinese (Simplified) 树, 月桂树…
in Indonesian pohon salam…
in Chinese (Traditional) 樹, 月桂樹…
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