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Main Entry: lau·rel
Pronunciation: lr-l, lär-
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