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Noun: California laurel
  1. Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood
    - California bay tree, Oregon myrtle, pepperwood, spice tree, sassafras laurel, California olive, mountain laurel, Umbellularia californica

Derived forms: California laurels

Type of: laurel

Part of: genus Umbellularia, Umbellularia

Encyclopedia: California laurel