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laurel British & World English

Any of a number of shrubs and other plants with dark green glossy leaves, in particular:

Laurel British & World English

A city in central Maryland, between Washington, DC, and Baltimore; population 22,329 (est. 2008)

Laurel New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

, (Arthur) Stan(ley Jefferson) (1890–1965), part of the American comedy duo Laurel and Hardy

cherry laurel British & World English

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

sheep laurel British & World English

A North American kalmia which is sometimes cultivated as an ornamental

spurge laurel British & World English

A low-growing evergreen Eurasian shrub with leathery leaves, small green flowers, and black poisonous berries

mountain laurel British & World English

A North American kalmia which bears clusters of bright pink flowers

Laurel and Hardy British & World English

An American comedy duo consisting of Stan Laurel (born Arthur Stanley Jefferson) (1890–1965) and Oliver Hardy (1892–1957). British-born Stan Laurel played the scatterbrained and often tearful innocent, Oliver Hardy his pompous, overbearing, and frequently exasperated friend. They brought their distinctive slapstick comedy to many films from 1927 onwards

bay British & World English

An evergreen Mediterranean shrub with deep green leaves and purple berries. Its aromatic leaves are used in cookery and were formerly used to make triumphal crowns for victors

bay laurel in bay2 British & World English

An evergreen Mediterranean shrub with deep green leaves and purple berries. Its aromatic leaves are used in cookery and were formerly used to make triumphal crowns for victors

Stan Laurel in Laurel and Hardy British & World English

An American comedy duo consisting of Stan Laurel (born Arthur Stanley Jefferson) (1890–1965) and Oliver Hardy (1892–1957). British-born Stan Laurel played the scatterbrained and often tearful innocent, Oliver Hardy his pompous, overbearing, and frequently exasperated friend. They brought their distinctive slapstick comedy to many films from 1927 onwards