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A 16-17 year old participant in the Young Women organization of the LDS Church
A female given name from the plant laurel

It's the state flower of West Virginia, Laurel told her, smiling. Where my mother came from..

honor; distinction; fame; -- especially in the plural; as, to win laurels, to crown with laurels
An evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus, having aromatic leaves of a lanceolate shape, with clusters of small, yellowish white flowers in their axils
A crown of laurel
An English gold coin made in 1619, and so called because the king's head on it was crowned with laurel
{n} the name of an evergreen tree
{f} adorn with laurels; honor publicly, praise
any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family
A crown of laurel; hence, honor; distinction; fame; -- especially in the plural; as, to win laurels
A person recognized by the King, Queen, and other Society Laurels as having excelled in one of the arts or sciences, and who also has great virtue This is a Society-level award
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
United States slapstick comedian (born in England) who played the scatterbrained and often tearful member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1890-1965)
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. The fruit is a purple berry. It is found about the Mediterranean, and was early used by the ancient Greeks to crown the victor in the games of Apollo. At a later period, academic honors were indicated by a crown of laurel, with the fruit. The leaves and tree yield an aromatic oil, used to flavor the bay water of commerce
nobilis, having aromatic leaves of a lanceolate shape, with clusters of small, yellowish white flowers in their axils; called also sweet bay
An evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus L
A person recognized as one who excelled to a mastery level in an art or science and who possesses great virtue
disapproval If someone is resting on their laurels, they appear to be satisfied with the things they have achieved and have stopped putting effort into what they are doing. The government can't rest on its laurels and must press ahead with major policy changes. laurel family mountain laurel sheep laurel Laurel Stan and Hardy Oliver Laurel and Hardy
Tree on which bay leaves are grown; used as a seasoning in many dishes, the leaves should always be removed before serving
A crown of laurel; hence, honor; distinction; fame; especially in the plural; as, to win laurels
{i} bay tree, small evergreen tree with glossy green leaves; wreath of bay leaves used as a symbol of victory or distinction
An English gold coin made in 1619, and so called because the kings head on it was crowned with laurel
A Companion of the Order of the Laurel, which is the Society level polling order for skill in the arts and sciences
Laurel and Hardy
A famous American comedy duo through the 1920s and 1930s
Laurel and Hardy
Any duo who are so inept at practical tasks, as to be humorous
laurel water
Water distilled from the fresh leaves of the cherry laurel, and containing prussic acid, a poison
laurel wreath
A wreath worn on the head as a symbol of victory
Laurel and Hardy
two US comedians, Stan Laurel (1890-1965), who was born in the UK, and Oliver Hardy (1892-1957), who made many humorous and popular films together from the 1920s to the 1950s. Laurel is famous for being a thin stupid character, who is easily upset, and Hardy is famous for being a fat character with a small moustache, who often gets angry with Laurel and says to him, "That's another fine mess you've gotten me into!
laurel and hardy
United States slapstick comedy duo who made many films together
laurel family
Family Lauraceae, composed of about 2,200 species of often aromatic and evergreen flowering plants in 45 genera. Included in this family are ornamentals and plants that produce cooking herbs, food fruits, and medicinal extracts. The genus Laurus includes bay laurel (L. nobilis), native to the Mediterranean, which provides bay leaves for cooking, essential oils for perfumery, and the wreaths that crowned victorious heroes and athletes in ancient Greece. Another genus, Cinnamomum, includes the camphor tree and cinnamon. Also included in this family are the avocado, mountain laurel, and sassafras
laurel oak
large nearly semi-evergreen oak of southeastern United States; thrives in damp soil
laurel oak
shingle oak: small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having leaves that shine like laurel; wood is used in western states for shingles
laurel sumac
small aromatic evergreen shrub of California having paniculate leaves and whitish berries; in some classifications included in genus Rhus
laurel wreath
award for winning a championship or in honor of some other occurrence; (In ancient Greece) wreath of bay leaves worn on the head as a symbol of victory
small tree of southern United States having dark red heartwood
American laurel
A flowering shrub, native to the eastern United States
California laurel
A tree native to the coastal forests of western North America
cherry laurel
An evergreen shrub, native to regions bordering the Black Sea in southwestern Asia
great laurel
A species of rhododendron native to eastern North America
ground laurel
A low, spreading shrub found throughout the southeastern United States
plural form of laurel

Two mountain laurels were in bloom.

mountain laurel
A bush, Kalmia latifolia in the family Ericaceae, native to the Eastern United States. It is a flowering evergreen, all parts of which are toxic. It is the state tree of Connecticut and Pennsylvania
California laurel
An aromatic evergreen tree (Umbellularia californica) native to California and southern Oregon and having clusters of small yellowish-green flowers, olivelike yellowish-green to purple fruits, and light brown wood valued for use in fine woodwork. Also called California bay, Oregon myrtle
Stan; and Hardy Oliver Laurel
original names, respectively, Arthur Stanley Jefferson and Oliver Norvell Hardy, Jr. known as Laurel and Hardy born June 16, 1890, Lancashire, Eng. died Feb. 23, 1965, Santa Monica, Calif., U.S. born Jan. 18, 1892, Harlem, Ga., U.S. died Aug. 7, 1957, North Hollywood, Calif. U.S. film comedians. Laurel performed in circuses and vaudeville before settling in the U.S. (1910), where he began appearing in silent movies. Hardy, son of a Georgia lawyer, owned a movie house and acted in silent comedy films from 1913. They joined Hal Roach's studio in 1926 and began performing together in early short films such as Putting Pants on Philip (1927). They made more than 100 comedies, including Leave 'em Laughing (1928), The Music Box (1932), Sons of the Desert (1933), and Way Out West (1937), and are considered Hollywood's first great comedy team. The skinny Laurel played the bumbling and innocent foil to the heavy, pompous Hardy as they converted simple, everyday situations into disastrous tangles of stupidity
alexandrian laurel
East Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers; coastal areas southern India to Malaysia
california laurel
Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood
cherry laurel
small flowering evergreen tree of southern United States frequently cultivated Eurasian evergreen shrub or small tree having showy clusters of white flowers and glossy foliage and yielding oil similar to bitter almond oil
cherry laurel
A frequently cultivated Eurasian evergreen shrub or small tree (Prunus laurocerasus) in the rose family, having showy clusters of white flowers and glossy foliage that yields an oil similar to bitter almond oil
dog laurel
fast-growing evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having arching interlaced branches and racemes of white flowers
(antiquity) wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory
Honors. From the Ancient Greek practice of crowning victors with a branch from the laurel bush, sacred to Apollo
a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
the state of being honored
plural of laurel
{i} honor, fame, distinction
mountain laurel
a North American evergreen shrub having glossy leaves and white or rose-colored flowers
mountain laurel
An evergreen shrub (Kalmia latifolia) of eastern North America, having leathery poisonous leaves and clusters of pink or white flowers. Also called calico bush. Flowering evergreen shrub (Kalmia latifolia) of the heath family, occurring in most mountainous regions of eastern North America. It grows to about 3-18 ft (1-6 m) in height and has oval leaves. The rosy, pink, or white flowers appear in large clusters above the foliage. The shrub is popular in landscape plantings
sheep laurel
North American dwarf shrub resembling mountain laurel but having narrower leaves and small red flowers; poisonous to young stock
sheep laurel
An eastern North American evergreen shrub (Kalmia angustifolia) having flowers with rose-pink or crimson bell-shaped corollas, and poisonous leaves. Also called lambkill. or lambkill Open upright woody shrub (Kalmia angustifolia) of the heath family. Growing 1-4 ft (0.3-1.2 m) high, it has glossy, leathery, evergreen leaves and showy pink to rose flowers. Like other Kalmia species (including mountain laurel) and other members of the heath family, it contains a poison (andromedotoxin). In northwestern North America, where these plants occur, livestock (especially sheep) that graze on nonfertile soils of abandoned pastures and meadows may ingest enough of the plant to become poisoned, potentially fatally
spurge laurel
A low-growing, evergreen Eurasian shrub (Daphne laureola) having glossy leaves and small yellowish-green flowers
spurge laurel
bushy Eurasian shrub with glossy leathery oblong leaves and yellow-green flowers
swamp laurel
laurel of bogs of northwestern United States having small purple flowers and pale leaves that are glaucous beneath
true laurel
small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cooking; also used by ancient Greeks to crown victors



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    /ˈlôrəl/ /ˈlɔːrəl/


    [ 'lor-&l, 'lär- ] (noun.) 14th century. From Middle English lorrer, Anglo-Norman lorer, from Old French lorier lor, from Latin laurus (“laurel”).