Laurel – meaning of the word and examples

A small evergreen tree (=one that never lose its leaves) that has shiny leaves and small, black fruit. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Praise for a person because of something they have done, usually in sport, the arts, or politics. (Cambridge Dictionary)

An evergreen shrub or tree (Laurus nobilis of the family Lauraceae, the laurel family) of southern Europe with small yellow flowers, fruits that are ovoid blackish berries, and evergreen foliage once used by the ancient Greeks to crown victors in the Pythian games. (Merriam – Webster)

A crown of laurel awarded as an honour. (Merriam – Webster)

Any of a number of shrubs and other plants with dark green glossy leaves. (Oxford Dictionaries)

An aromatic evergreen shrub related to the bay tree, several kinds of which form forests in tropical and warm countries. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A laurel or a laurel tree is a small evergreen tree with shiny leaves. The leaves are sometimes used to make decorations such as wreaths. (Collins Dictionary)


David Learns from the Laurel Tree.

Ancient Laurel Crown Symbolism


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