Definition of Laurel

  • (n.) An evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus (L. nobilis), having aromatic leaves of a lanceolate shape, with clusters of small, yellowish white flowers in their axils; -- called also sweet bay.
  • (n.) A crown of laurel; hence, honor; distinction; fame; -- especially in the plural; as, to win laurels.
  • (n.) An English gold coin made in 1619, and so called because the king's head on it was crowned with laurel.

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