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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Laurus nobilis Laurus nobilis n : small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cooking; also used by ancient Greeks to crown victors [syn: true laurel, bay, bay laurel, bay tree]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Laurus nobilis Laurel \Lau"rel\, n. [OE. lorel, laurer, lorer, OF. lorier, laurier, F. laurier, (assumed) LL. Laurarius, fr. L. laurus.] 1. (Bot.) An evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus (Laurus nobilis ), having aromatic leaves of a lanceolate shape, with clusters of small, yellowish white flowers in their axils; -- called also sweet bay. Note: The fruit is a purple berry. It is found about the Mediterranean, and was early used by the ancient Greeks to crown the victor in the games of Apollo. At a later period, academic honors were indicated by a crown of laurel, with the fruit. The leaves and tree yield an aromatic oil, used to flavor the bay water of commerce. [1913 Webster] Note: The name is extended to other plants which in some respect resemble the true laurel. See Phrases, below. [1913 Webster] 2. A crown of laurel; hence, honor; distinction; fame; -- especially in the plural; as, to win laurels. [1913 Webster] 3. An English gold coin made in 1619, and so called because the king's head on it was crowned with laurel. [1913 Webster] Laurel water, water distilled from the fresh leaves of the cherry laurel, and containing prussic acid and other products carried over in the process. [1913 Webster] American laurel, or Mountain laurel, Kalmia latifolia; called also calico bush. See under Mountain. California laurel, Umbellularia Californica. Cherry laurel (in England called laurel). See under Cherry. Great laurel, the rosebay (Rhododendron maximum). Ground laurel, trailing arbutus. New Zealand laurel, the Laurelia Nov[ae] Zelandi[ae]. Portugal laurel, the Prunus Lusitanica. Rose laurel, the oleander. See Oleander. Sheep laurel, a poisonous shrub, Kalmia angustifolia, smaller than the mountain laurel, and with smaller and redder flowers. Spurge laurel, Daphne Laureola. West Indian laurel, Prunus occidentalis. [1913 Webster] Laurus \Lau"rus\, n. [L., laurel.] (Bot.) A genus of trees including, according to modern authors, only the true laurel (Laurus nobilis), and the larger Laurus Canariensis of Madeira and the Canary Islands. Formerly the sassafras, the camphor tree, the cinnamon tree, and several other aromatic trees and shrubs, were also referred to the genus Laurus. [1913 Webster] Lauric \Lau"ric\, a. 1. Pertaining to, or derived from, the European bay or laurel (Laurus nobilis). [1913 Webster] 2. pertaining to or combined with lauric acid, the 12-carbon member of the fatty acid series; combined with the acyl group of lauric acid. [PJC] Laurin \Lau"rin\, n. [Cf. F. laurine.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance extracted from the fruit of the bay (Laurus nobilis), and consisting of a complex mixture of glycerin ethers of several organic acids. [1913 Webster] Royal \Roy"al\, a. [OE. roial, riall, real, OF. roial. reial, F. royal, fr. L. regalis, fr. rex, regis, king. See Rich, and cf. regal, real a coin, Rial.] 1. Kingly; pertaining to the crown or the sovereign; suitable for a king or queen; regal; as, royal power or prerogative; royal domains; the royal family; royal state. [1913 Webster] 2. Noble; generous; magnificent; princely. [1913 Webster] How doth that royal merchant, good Antonio? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Under the patronage of royality; holding a charter granted by the sovereign; as, the Royal Academy of Arts; the Royal Society. [1913 Webster] Battle royal. See under Battle. Royal bay (Bot.), the classic laurel (Laurus nobilis.) Royal eagle. (Zo["o]l.) See Golden eagle, under Golden. Royal fern (Bot.), the handsome fern Osmunda regalis. See Osmund. Royal mast (Naut.), the mast next above the topgallant mast and usually the highest on a square-rigged vessel. The royal yard and royal sail are attached to the royal mast. Royal metal, an old name for gold. Royal palm (Bot.), a magnificent West Indian palm tree (Oreodoxa regia), lately discovered also in Florida. Royal pheasant. See Curassow. Royal purple, an intense violet color, verging toward blue. Royal tern (Zo["o]l.), a large, crested American tern (Sterna maxima). Royal tiger. (Zo["o]l.) See Tiger. Royal touch, the touching of a diseased person by the hand of a king, with the view of restoring to health; -- formerly extensively practiced, particularly for the scrofula, or king's evil. [1913 Webster] Syn: Kingly; regal; monarchical; imperial; kinglike; princely; august; majestic; superb; splendid; illustrious; noble; magnanimous. [1913 Webster] Sweetwood \Sweet"wood`\, n. (Bot.) (a) The true laurel (Laurus nobilis.) (b) The timber of the tree Oreodaphne Leucoxylon, growing in Jamaica. The name is also applied to the timber of several other related trees. [1913 Webster] Bay \Bay\, n. [F. baie a berry, the fruit of the laurel and other trees, fr. L. baca, bacca, a small round fruit, a berry, akin to Lith. bapka laurel berry.] 1. A berry, particularly of the laurel. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. The laurel tree (Laurus nobilis). Hence, in the plural, an honorary garland or crown bestowed as a prize for victory or excellence, anciently made or consisting of branches of the laurel. [1913 Webster] The patriot's honors and the poet's bays. --Trumbull. [1913 Webster] 3. A tract covered with bay trees. [Local, U. S.] [1913 Webster] Bay leaf, the leaf of the bay tree (Laurus nobilis). It has a fragrant odor and an aromatic taste, and is used for flavoring in food. [1913 Webster] Bay \Bay\, n. [F. baie a berry, the fruit of the laurel and other trees, fr. L. baca, bacca, a small round fruit, a berry, akin to Lith. bapka laurel berry.] 1. A berry, particularly of the laurel. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. The laurel tree (Laurus nobilis). Hence, in the plural, an honorary garland or crown bestowed as a prize for victory or excellence, anciently made or consisting of branches of the laurel. [1913 Webster] The patriot's honors and the poet's bays. --Trumbull. [1913 Webster] 3. A tract covered with bay trees. [Local, U. S.] [1913 Webster] Bay leaf, the leaf of the bay tree (Laurus nobilis). It has a fragrant odor and an aromatic taste, and is used for flavoring in food. [1913 Webster] Bayberry \Bay"ber*ry\, n. (Bot.) (a) The fruit of the bay tree or Laurus nobilis. (b) A tree of the West Indies related to the myrtle (Pimenta acris ). (c) The fruit of Myrica cerifera (wax myrtle); the shrub itself; -- called also candleberry tree. [1913 Webster] Bayberry tallow, a fragrant green wax obtained from the bayberry or wax myrtle; -- called also myrtle wax. [1913 Webster] Bay tree \Bay" tree`\ A species of laurel. (Laurus nobilis). [1913 Webster]

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