Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun laurel

3 senses of laurel

Sense 1
laurel -- (any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family)
       => angiospermous tree, flowering tree -- (any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary)

Sense 2
Laurel, Stan Laurel, Arthur Stanley Jefferson Laurel -- (United States slapstick comedian (born in England) who played the scatterbrained and often tearful member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1890-1965))
       INSTANCE OF=> comedian, comic -- (a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts)

Sense 3
laurel, laurel wreath, bay wreath -- ((antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory)
       => wreath, garland, coronal, chaplet, lei -- (flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes)

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