What does laurel mean?

Definitions for laurel
ˈlɔr əl, ˈlɒr-lau·rel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laurelnoun

    any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family

  2. Laurel, Stan Laurel, Arthur Stanley Jefferson Laurelnoun

    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 wreathnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. laurelnoun

    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. laurelnoun

    A crown of laurel.

  3. laurelnoun

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

  4. laurelnoun

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

  5. Laurelnoun

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

  6. Laurelnoun

    from the plant laurel.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laurelnoun

    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. Laurelnoun

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

  3. Laurelnoun

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

  4. Etymology: [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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Laurel

    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.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. laurel

    An evergreen shrub, selected for the brows of heroes and conquerors, and emblematic of their unfading reputation.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of laurel in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of laurel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of laurel in a Sentence

  1. Cicero:

    Let arms give place to the robe, and the laurel of the warriors yield to the tongue of the orator.

  2. Richard Budgett:

    There are no IOC rules or regulations around transgender participation. That depends on each international federation. So Laurel Hubbard is a woman, and is competing under the rules of her federation, and we have to pay tribute to her courage and tenacity in actually competing and qualifying for The Olympic Games.

  3. Graham Nash:

    I distinctly picture in my head Joni Mitchell writing at Joni Mitchell piano in our house in Laurel Canyon that we shared for a couple of years there.

  4. Johann von Goethe:

    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

  5. Elizabeth Báthory:

    God, if you exist behind the Holy Scriptures then you have abandoned me. In war hundreds are killed and tortured and they are left there to rot and feed the vultures. And yet, we glorify our warriors. We give them laurel wreaths and honors. But all I get is torment, I cannot be humiliated this way. Give me an illness that will kill me fast. I cannot do it myself, I must go to heaven. Amen.

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  • laurel faith
    Actually my name laurel. I'm actually searching for my korean name but i saw this then its funny cause my name is a bay tree
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