true laurel


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Related to true laurel: Laurus nobilis
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Noun1.true laurel - small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cookingtrue 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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But in true Laurel style, her little bundle's arrival is not all plain sailing.
The true laurel is from the species Laurus nobilis of the Family Lauraceae, which grows near the Mediterranean Sea.
Indian laurel, which is not one of the true laurels but obtained from various species of Terminalia, grows in India, Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh.