Definition of sheep laurel in English:

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sheep laurel

noun

A North American kalmia that is sometimes cultivated as an ornamental.
  • Kalmia angustifolia, family Ericaceae.
Example sentences
  • The shrub layer includes lowbush blueberry, black huckleberry, dangleberry, staggerbush, inkberry and sheep laurel.
  • Joining these trees are well-adapted blueberry, huckleberry, and sheep laurel, as well as a variety of mosses.
  • Woody shrubs adapted to nutrient poor conditions, such as leather leaf and sheep laurel, begin to appear.

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Syllabification: sheep lau·rel

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