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spurge laurel

  

      n      See       laurel       4  
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laurel  
      n  
1      (Also called)    bay, bay laurel, sweet bay, true laurel   a small Mediterranean lauraceous evergreen tree, Laurus nobilis, with glossy aromatic leaves, used for flavouring in cooking, and small blackish berries  
2    a similar and related tree, Laurus canariensis, of the Canary Islands and Azores  
3       short for       cherry laurel       mountain laurel  
4    spurge laurel          a European thymelaeaceous evergreen shrub, Daphne laureola, with glossy leaves and small green flowers  
5    spotted or Japan laurel   an evergreen cornaceous shrub, Aucuba japonica, of S and SE Asia, the female of which has yellow-spotted leaves  
6    pl   a wreath of true laurel, worn on the head as an emblem of victory or honour in classical times  
7    pl   honour, distinction, or fame  
8    look to one's laurels   to be on guard against one's rivals  
9    rest on one's laurels   to be satisfied with distinction won by past achievements and cease to strive for further achievements  
      vb   , -rels, -relling, -relled  
     (U.S.)   , -rels, -reling, -reled  
10    tr   to crown with laurels  
     (C13 lorer, from Old French lorier laurel tree, ultimately from Latin laurus)  

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spurge  
      n   any of various euphorbiaceous plants of the genus Euphorbia that have milky sap and small flowers typically surrounded by conspicuous bracts. Some species have purgative properties  
     (C14: from Old French espurge, from espurgier to purge, from Latin expurgare to cleanse, from ex-1 + purgare to purge)  


spurge laurel  
      n      See       laurel       4  

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splurge, surge, spur, spur gear

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