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Definition 1: (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for laurel in the sense of this definition

(laurel is a kind of ...) flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes

(laurel belongs to category ...) the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe

(laurel belongs to a domain located in ...) a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil

Definition 2: 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) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for laurel in the sense of this definition

(laurel is an instance of ...) a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts

(... is a member of laurel) United States slapstick comedy duo who made many films together

Definition 3: any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family - [noun denoting plant]

(laurel is a kind of ...) any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary

(... is a kind of laurel ) Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood

(... is a kind of laurel ) yellowwood tree with brittle wood and aromatic leaves and bark; source of sassafras oil; widely distributed in eastern North America

(... is a kind of laurel ) small tree of southern United States having dark red heartwood

(... is a kind of laurel ) tropical southeast Asian tree with aromatic bark; yields a bark used medicinally

(... is a kind of laurel ) Chinese tree with aromatic bark; yields a less desirable cinnamon than Ceylon cinnamon

(... is a kind of laurel ) tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark; source of the spice cinnamon

(... is a kind of laurel ) large evergreen tree of warm regions whose aromatic wood yields camphor

(... is a kind of 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

(... is a member of laurel) a family of Lauraceae

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