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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: any of various evergreen trees or shrubs of the Mediterranean area, now cultivated in America, that have large, shiny, aromatic leaves and bear yellow flowers.
synonyms:
evergreen
similar words:
mountain laurel, rhododendron
definition 2: any of several similar or related trees or shrubs, such as the mountain laurel.
similar words:
evergreen, mountain laurel, rhododendron
definition 3: (pl.) honor or distinction (from the crown of laurel leaves awarded in ancient Greece to athletes and military heroes).
synonyms:
commendations, distinction, glory, honors, kudos
similar words:
acclaim, awards, celebrity, citations, fame, laudation, popularity, prestige, renown, tributes
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