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Laurel meaning

laurel - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. An English gold coin made in 1619, and so called because the king's head on it was crowned with laurel.
  2. 2. An evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus ( L. nobilis), having aromatic leaves of a lanceolate shape, with clusters of small, yellowish white flowers in their axils; - called also sweet bay.
  3. 3. A crown of laurel; hence, honor; distinction; fame; - especially in the plural; as, to win laurels.
  4. 4. An evergreen tree or shrub.

laurel - examples of usage

  1. Add parsley, onions, and a laurel leaf.
  2. That, as we shall see in a moment, he, like Dionysos, arose in part out of a rite, a rite of Laurel- Bearing- a Daphnephoria.
  3. The name given to the boy is enough to show he carried a laurel branch, though Pausanias only mentions a wreath.
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