Definitions for laurelˈlɔr əl, ˈlɒr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laurel(noun)

    any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family

  2. Laurel, Stan Laurel, Arthur Stanley Jefferson Laurel(noun)

    United States slapstick comedian (born in England) who played the scatterbrained and often tearful member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1890-1965)

  3. laurel, laurel wreath, bay wreath(noun)

    (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory

Wiktionary

  1. laurel(Noun)

    An evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus, having aromatic leaves of a lanceolate shape, with clusters of small, yellowish white flowers in their axils.

  2. laurel(Noun)

    A crown of laurel.

  3. laurel(Noun)

    honor; distinction; fame; -- especially in the plural; as, to win laurels, to crown with laurels.

  4. laurel(Noun)

    An English gold coin made in 1619, and so called because the king's head on it was crowned with laurel

  5. Laurel(Noun)

    A 16-17 year old participant in the Young Women organization of the LDS Church.

  6. Laurel(ProperNoun)

    from the plant laurel.

  7. Origin: From lorrer, lorer, from lorier, from lor, from laurus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laurel(noun)

    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

  2. Laurel(noun)

    a crown of laurel; hence, honor; distinction; fame; -- especially in the plural; as, to win laurels

  3. Laurel(noun)

    an English gold coin made in 1619, and so called because the king's head on it was crowned with laurel

  4. Origin: [OE. lorel, laurer, lorer, OF. lorier, laurier, F. laurier, (assumed) LL. Laurarius, fr. L. laurus.]

Freebase

  1. Laurel

    Laurel is a city in Jones County, Mississippi, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 18,393 although a significant population increase was reported following Hurricane Katrina. Laurel is the principal city of the Laurel Micropolitan Statistical Area. Its major employers include Howard Industries, Sanderson Farms, Masonite, Family Health Center, Howse Implement, Thermo-Kool and South Central Regional Medical Center. Laurel is home to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art.


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