Laurus nobilis


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Noun1.Laurus nobilis - small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cookingLaurus nobilis - 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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BAY, or Laurus nobilis, is a muchused herb in winter soups, stews and stocks.
Think traditional with two beautiful Laurus nobilis Bay Trees which will last you for many years if <B you care for them well.
In formal settings, they can boast stunning architectural value - common box can easily be trimmed into balls and cones, Laurus nobilis (sweet bay) looks great used as a standard, while Taxus baccata (yew) is perfect for topiary.
The material analyzed hailed from twelve different wood species including: Hymenolobium petraeum, Tabebuia cassinoides, Myroxylon peruiferum, Nectandra lanceolata, Ocotea catharinensis, Cedrelinga catenaeformis, Cedrela fissilis Veil, Ocotea porosa, Laurus nobilis, Balfourodendron riedelianum, Pinus elliotti and Brosimum spp.
Protect the watercourse and its banks supporting the Annex I-listed priority habitat Arborescent matorral with Laurus nobilis and Annex I-listed species, Salix Alba and Populus alba galleries, and other trees characteristic of riparian woodland, such as Fraxinus angustifolia and Ulmus sp, through (i) the repair/restoration/rebuilding of retaining walls that define the watercourse and (ii) a reduction in the run-off of soil and debris from the valley, which cause sedimentation in, and occlusion of, the watercourse;
The bay laurel Laurus nobilis with its evergreen emerald green foliage should be an essential component of a shelter belt while the cruelly barbed leaves of Celletia armata will keep the neighbours out.
Extracts of Alchemilla vulgaris, Laurus nobilis, Melissa officinalis, Silybum marianum, Camellia sinensis (5a), Camellia sinensis (5b), Rosmarinus officinalis, Hibiscus sp.
This is the case of the formation of communities dominated by Laurus nobilis on the Iberian peninsula (Bueno Sanchez & Fernandez Prieto, 1991; Rodriguez Guitian & al.
8-Cineole was identified as the major component in from others plants: Laurus Nobilis (Derwich et al, 2009; Ozcan et al, 2005; Dadalioglu et al, 2004; Kilic et al, 2005; Zheng-kui et al, 1 990; Politeo et al, 2007; Simic et al, 2004); Origanum minutiflorum (Dadalioglu and Evrendilek, 2004); Eucalyptus smitii and Callistemon speicosus (Ntezurubanza, 2000).
Bay or Laurus nobilis is a much-used herb in winter soups, stews and stocks.