Laurus

noun
Lau·​rus | \ ˈlȯrəs, ˈlär- \

Definition of Laurus

: a genus of trees (family Lauraceae) having alternate entire leaves and small tetramerous involucrate flowers succeeded by fruits that are ovoid berries — see laurel entry 1 sense 1a

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History and Etymology for Laurus

New Latin, from Latin, laurel

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lauroyl

Laurus

laurustine

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“Laurus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Laurus. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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