Laurus

noun

Lau·​rus
ˈlȯrəs,
ˈlär-
: 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

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin, laurel

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“Laurus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Laurus. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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