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2 entries found for laurel.
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Main Entry: lau·rel
Pronunciation: primarystresslodotr-schwal, primarystresslär-
Function: noun
1 : an evergreen shrub or tree of southern Europe related to the sassafras and cinnamon with shiny pointed leaves used by the ancient Greeks to crown victors in various contests
2 : a tree or shrub (as a mountain laurel) that resembles the true laurel
3 a : a crown of laurel b : 1HONOR 1, fame -- usually used in plural
[laurel illustration]

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