Definition of mountain laurel in English:

mountain laurel

Syllabification: moun·tain lau·rel


  • A North American kalmia that bears clusters of white or pink flowers.
    • Kalmia latifolia, family Ericaceae
    More example sentences
    • Flowering dogwood, mountain laurel, and rose-shell azalea dot the forest with splashes of color in early May.
    • We saw a Texas mountain laurel this spring and were amazed at the beautiful flowers.
    • Any evergreen rhododendron or mountain laurel will provide a touch of leafy green.

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