Japanese laurel

noun

Definition of Japanese laurel

1 : an Asiatic dioecious evergreen shrub (Aucuba japonica) that has ovate to obtusely acuminate dark green shining leaves often blotched with yellow and that is used as an ornamental

called also Japan laurel

2 : japanese rubber plant

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“Japanese laurel.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Japanese%20laurel. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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