California laurel

noun

Definition of California laurel

: an evergreen Pacific coast tree (Umbellularia californica) of the laurel family with small umbellate flowers

First Known Use of California laurel

1857, in the meaning defined above

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

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