Alexandrian laurel

noun

Definition of Alexandrian laurel

1 : a leafless shrub (Danaë racemosa) of the Levant

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First Known Use of Alexandrian laurel

1683, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Alexandrian laurel

Alexandrian entry 1 + laurel

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“Alexandrian laurel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alexandrian%20laurel. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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