Share this entry

Share this page

cherry laurel

Line breaks: cherry laurel

Definition of cherry laurel in English:

noun

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

Definition of cherry laurel in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing