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Noun: laurels  lor-ulz or lór-ulz [N. Amer], ló-rulz [Brit]
  1. A tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    - award, accolade, honor [US], honour [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. The state of being honoured
    - honor [US], honour [Brit, Cdn]
Noun: laurel  lor-ul or ló-rul
  1. Any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family
     
  2. (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory
    - laurel wreath, bay wreath

Type of: angiospermous tree, chaplet, coronal, flowering tree, garland, lei, standing, symbol, wreath

Part of: family Lauraceae, Lauraceae, laurel family

Encyclopedia: Laurels

Laurel, NE