great laurel

noun

Definition of great laurel

: a large-leaved evergreen rhododendron (Rhododendron maximum) of eastern North America with rosy bell-shaped flowers more or less speckled with green

called also rosebay rhododendron

First Known Use of great laurel

1784, in the meaning defined above

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“Great laurel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/great%20laurel. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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