Laurus

Definition of Laurus

Lau´rus
n.1.(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.

Related Words

bay, bay laurel, bay tree, family Lauraceae, genus Laurus, Lauraceae, laurel family, Laurus nobilis, magnoliid dicot genus, true laurel
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