sweet bay

noun

Definition of sweet bay

  1. 1 :  laurel 1

  2. 2 :  a magnolia (Magnolia virginiana) of the eastern U.S. that has fragrant white flowers and leaves with glaucous undersides

First Known Use of sweet bay

1716


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