Definition of Laurel-tree

1. Noun. Small tree of southern United States having dark red heartwood.

Exact synonyms: Persea Borbonia, Red Bay
Generic synonyms: Laurel
Group relationships: Genus Persea, Persea



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laurel-tree

lauraceae
lauraceous
laurae
lauras
laurate
laurates
laureate
laureated
laureates
laureateship
laureateships
laureating
laureation
laureations
laurel
laurel-tree (current term)
laurel cherry
laurel family
laurel fever
laurel green
laurel oak
laurel sumac
laurel water
laurel willow
laurel wreath
laureled
laureling
laurelite
laurelled
laurelling

Literary usage of Laurel-tree

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1. Russell's Magazine by Paul Hamilton Payne (1860)
"THE SYLPH IN THE LAUREL TREE. There's a Sylph who dwells A Joy to soe; In the sun-burst bright, In the soft moonlight, Or, the starry watch of the ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The laurel tree was supposed to be inhabited by spirits — this belief and that of purifying influences may have arisen from the fable that Diana (Artemis), ..."

3. Women Writers: Their Works and Ways by Catherine Jane Hamilton (1893)
"Birth at Hans Place—The laurel-tree—Trevor Park—Affection for her nurse—At Old Brompton—The poetess of love—Death of her father —Miss Spence's literary ..."

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