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laurel

lau·rel

laurel

 
pronunciation:
law rl
phrases:
rest on one's laurels
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an evergreen tree or shrub that has large, shiny leaves and yellow flowers.
synonyms:
evergreen
similar words:
rhododendron
definition 2: a tree or shrub that is like a laurel, such as the mountain laurel.
similar words:
evergreen, rhododendron
definition 3: (plural) honor or distinction. The ancient Greeks gave crowns of laurel leaves to their heroes.
synonyms:
distinction, glory, honors
similar words:
acclaim, awards, celebrity, fame, popularity, prestige, tributes
phrase: rest on one's laurels
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