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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
Noun: Laurel
  1. United States slapstick comedian (born in England) who played the scatterbrained and often tearful member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1890-1965)
    - Stan Laurel, Arthur Stanley Jefferson Laurel

Derived forms: laurels, laureling

Type of: angiospermous tree, chaplet, comedian, comic, coronal, flowering tree, funnyman, garland, lei, wreath

Part of: family Lauraceae, Lauraceae, Laurel and Hardy, laurel family

Encyclopedia: Laurel, Nebraska