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Noun: cherry laurel  'che-ree'lo-rul
  1. Frequently cultivated Eurasian evergreen shrub or small tree having showy clusters of white flowers and glossy foliage and yielding oil similar to bitter almond oil
    - laurel cherry, Prunus laurocerasus
  2. Small flowering evergreen tree of southern United States
    - laurel cherry, mock orange, wild orange, Prunus caroliniana

Derived forms: cherry laurels

Type of: angiospermous tree, bush, flowering tree, shrub

Part of: genus Prunus, Prunus

Encyclopedia: Cherry laurel