Definition of cherry laurel in English:

cherry laurel

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  • An evergreen shrub or small tree with leathery leaves, white flowers, and cherry-like fruits, native to the Balkans and widely cultivated as the common ‘laurel’ of gardens.
    • Prunus laurocerasus, family Rosaceae
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    • I'm also looking at cherry laurel or wax myrtle as a privacy hedge.

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