bay laurel

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Related to Grecian laurel: Laurus nobilis

bay laurel

n.
See laurel.
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Noun1.bay laurel - small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cookingbay laurel - 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
bay leaf - dried leaf of the bay laurel
laurel - any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family
genus Laurus, Laurus - small evergreen trees or shrubs with aromatic leaves
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The trees used--five different types in all--include Italian alder, Chinese fringe tree, Chitalpa, Italian cypress and Grecian laurel. Eleven species of shrubs were planted, some flowering, some not.
This is the bay (also referred to as Grecian laurel) used for cooking.