any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family
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)
laurel, laurel wreath, bay wreath(noun)
(antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory
An evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus, having aromatic leaves of a lanceolate shape, with clusters of small, yellowish white flowers in their axils.
A crown of laurel.
honor; distinction; fame; -- especially in the plural; as, to win laurels, to crown with laurels.
An English gold coin made in 1619, and so called because the king's head on it was crowned with laurel
A 16-17 year old participant in the Young Women organization of the LDS Church.
from the plant laurel.
Origin: From lorrer, lorer, from lorier, from lor, from laurus.
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
a crown of laurel; hence, honor; distinction; fame; -- especially in the plural; as, to win laurels
an English gold coin made in 1619, and so called because the king's head on it was crowned with laurel
Origin: [OE. lorel, laurer, lorer, OF. lorier, laurier, F. laurier, (assumed) LL. Laurarius, fr. L. laurus.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
law′rel, n. the bay-tree, used by the ancients for making honorary wreaths: a crown of laurel, honours gained (freq. in pl.): any species of the genus Laurus.—adjs. Lau′rel; Lau′relled, crowned with laurel.—n. Lau′rel-wa′ter, a sedative and narcotic water distilled from the leaves of the cherry-laurel.—adjs. Laurif′erous, producing laurel; Lau′riger, laurel-wearing.—n Laurustī′nus, an evergreen shrub. [Fr. laurier—L. laurus.]
The numerical value of laurel in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of laurel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Let arms give place to the robe, and the laurel of the warriors yield to the tongue of the orator.
Know'st thou the land where the lemon-trees bloom, Where the gold orange glows in the deep thicket's gloom, Where a wind ever soft from the blue heaven blows, And the groves are of laurel and myrtle and rose
The purpose of my video today is to sort of tell you our story, talk about Katie, tell you about her cancer and her diagnosis, in hopes that you will share this video with the military families that you know that have potentially been stationed at Parris Island and lived in the Laurel Bay housing area.
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- llorerCatalan, Valencian
- llawryf, llawryfoeddWelsh
- laurbær, laurbærkransDanish
- Lorbeer, LorbeerkranzGerman
- δάφνη, κότινος, δάφνεςGreek
- laurel, corona de laurelSpanish
- laakeriseppele, laakeriFinnish
- lavrberjatræ, lavrber, lavrberjakransurFaroese
- laurier, lauriersFrench
- चमकदार पत्तियों का एक पौवाHindi
- babérkoszorú, babérHungarian
- դափնի, դափնեպսակArmenian
- LorberLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- laurier, laurierkroonDutch
- laurbær, laurbærkransNorwegian
- wawrzyn, laurPolish
- louros, louro, [[coroa]] [[de]] [[louro]]Portuguese
- laur, dafin, coroană de lauriRomanian
- лавровый венок, лавр, лаврыRussian
- ло̏во̄р, lȍvōrSerbo-Croatian
- lager, lagerkransSwedish
- mbei, taji la mbeiSwahili
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