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American laurel

Definition of the noun american laurel

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  1. a North American evergreen shrub having glossy leaves and white or rose-colored flowers

Alternative definition of the noun american laurel


  1. A flowering shrub, native to the eastern United States.

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Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

Kalmia (laurel; American laurel). a genus of mostly North American evergreen shrubs (Family Ericaceae). Poisonous species occur throughout North America, usually in moist (mesic) areas. They contain grayanotoxins, the toxic principle in ...

Google previewWebster's Unabridge Dictionary, Vintage Pre-1923 Edition (2015)

by Noah Webster

American laurel,or Mountain laurel, Kalmia latifolia. See under Mountain. California laurel, Umbellularia Californica.

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

American Laurel angustifolia. Sheep' s-poison Laurel glauca. American Swamp- Laurel latifolia. American Mountain Laurel, Calico- bush, Spoon-wood Tree rubra . Red-flowered A merican Laurel arstenia quinquenervia. Mess-Apple Kennedya ...

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly


Google previewThe Educational Encyclopedia of Common Things (1903)

Containing Useful Facts to Supply the Daily Need of All Classes of People by Richard Linthicum

Other names: Laurel; ivy; mountain laurel; sheep laurel; poison laurel; wood laurel: small laurel; rose laurel; high laurel; American laurel; poison ivy: ivy bush; ivy wood: big ivy; ...

Google previewThe American Medical Lexicon (1811)

On the Plan of Quincy's Lexicon Physico-medicum, with Many Retrenchments, Additions, and Improvements; Comprising an Explanation of the Etymology and Signification of the Terms Used in Anatomy, Physiology, Surgery, Materia Medica, Chemistry, and the Practice of Physic. Compiled from the Most Approved Authorities

Kalmia, American laurel. A genus in Linnaeus's botany. Kelh, the rough or unpurified mineral alkali. It is the soda obtained from marine plants by burning, not yet filtered, purified and crystallized, but blended with ashes and carbone. Kelh-wort.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

The American laurel (c) The oleander. — Sassafras-laurel, the California laurel, Umbellularia Californiea.— Small laurel, ( a) The American laurel (b) The laurel-magnolia, Magnolia Virpiniana.- Sweet laurel ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1807)

Comprehending All the Modern Improvements in the Art; Whether in the Raising of the Various Esculent Vegetables, Or in the Forcing and Managing of Different Sorts of Fruits and Plants, and that of Laying Out, Ornamenting, and Planting, Gardens and Pleasure Grounds: with Correct Engravings ... from Original Drawings by Sydenham Edwards by R. W. Dickson, Sydenham Edwards

Alexandrina Laurel, Dwarf American Laurel, Sea-side Laurel, Spurge Laureoln . Laurel-leaved Tulip Tree Lauro-ceraaus Laurustinus leadwort Leather Wood Ledon Leek Lemon Tree hutisc Leopard's Bane Leopard's Bane, Mountain Lettuce ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

American Laurel. Calico Bush. (Rocky sterile hills, near water, in New England States. Flowers May and June.) ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1906)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes

American Laurel, xxvii, 473; Kalmia. American Medical Association, xxviii, 59; hledical associations in U. S. American Medical College Association, xxviii, 62; Medical education in U. S. American Railway Union, xxvi, 374; Debs, Eugene V.

Google previewThe Philadelphia Medical Dictionary (1808)

Containing a Concise Explanation of All the Terms Used in Medicine, Surgery, Pharmacy, Botany, Natural History, Chymistry, and Materia Medica by John Redman Coxe

кита, American laurel. Kal/111011121, resin. Kumar, silver. Катит, ferment. датам, а ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

KALMrA, or Dwarf American Laurel. Four species -, viz. latifolia, angustifolia, glauca, hirsuta. N. Amer. 865. LEnUM, or Ma'jb Cffius. Three species; viz. palustre, latifolium, buxifolium.

Google previewAn illustrated dictionary of scientific terms (1879)

by William Rossiter

J= American Laurel= Calico-bush: a plant belonging to Ericaceaa.

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American laurel Meaning

Video shows what American laurel means. A flowering shrub, native to the eastern United States Kalmia latifolia. American laurel synonyms: mountain-laurel, ...

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