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Definition of the noun mountain laurel

What does mountain laurel mean as a name of something?


  1. a North American evergreen shrub having glossy leaves and white or rose-colored flowers
  2. Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood

Alternative definition of the noun mountain laurel


  1. A bush, Kalmia latifolia in the family Ericaceae, native to the Eastern United States. It is a flowering evergreen, all parts of which are toxic. It is the state tree of Connecticut and Pennsylvania.


Mountain Laurel a.k.a. Mountain Laurel, Virginia: Mountain Laurel is an unincorporated community in Albemarle County, Virginia.


  1. "Mountain laurel" a.k.a. "The Mountain Wreath" is a poem and a play, a masterpiece of Montenegrin literature, written by Prince-Bishop and poet Petar II Petrović-Njegoš.
  2. "Mountain Laurel" is a book by Jude Deveraux.
    • also known as "Mountain Laurel (Montgomery)", "Mountain Laurel (Unabridged AudioBook)"
    • genres: Romance novel, Fiction

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Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

latifolia (mountain laurel; calico bush; poison laurel; spoonwood; mountain ivy; ivy bush), a dense woody shrub or small tree up to 3% m tall growing in rocky wooded areas or clearings in the eastern United States. This is probably the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cultivated Plants (2013)

From Acacia to Zinnia by Christopher Cumo

Mountain Laurel Indigenous to the New ...

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

by Carole J. Skelly

MOUNTAIN LAUREL (Kalmia latifolia) [Ericaceae] American laurel; Calico bush; Lambkill; Laurel; Ivy; Ivybush; Mountain ivy; Roselaurel; Sheep laurel; Spoonwood: The beautiful mountain laurelis anextremely poisonous plant, especially the ...

Google previewThe Wellness Dictionary (2015)

by Patti Flora

mountain laurel (8x), wild rosemary (8x), golden flowered rhododendron (8x) SCIATICA: common everlasting ...

Google previewPharmaceutical Lexicon: a dictionary of pharmaceutical science, etc (1873)


MoUNTAIN LAUREL. See Broad-leaved Laurel. MoUNTAIN MAHOGANY. Jenta. MoUNTAIN R H U BARB. See Artificial (Sorbus AucupaSee Bełula MOXA. A name employed to designate small masses of combustible matter, intended, ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Encyclopedia (1915)

A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris

The name is also given to other plants, as in the United States to two species of Kal- mia, the mountain laurel and common laurel. In ancient times heroes and scholar* were crowned with wreaths of bay leaves, whence the terms laurels in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences (1867)

by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas

Mountain laurel. LAUREL, CHERRY. Prunus laurocerasus. Poison laurel. LAUREL, SPURGE. Daphne laureola. LAUREI. WATER. The distilled water of the prunus laurocerasus. LAUREL, WHITE.

Google previewThe 21st Century Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2009)

by Kevin McCann, Mark Diehl

New York Sugar maple Oklahoma rose North Carolina Pine Oregon Oregon grape North Dakota American elm Pennsylvania Mountain laurel Ohio Buckeye Rhode Island Violet Oklahoma Redbud ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Colorado (1999)

by Nancy Capace

Glossy mountain laurel with rosy flowers--often called calico bush-- mountain balm or ivy , ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tennessee (2000)

by Nancy Capace

the sandy pine barrens of New Jersey, and found nowhere else in Tennessee, Mountain laurel covers many miles of mountain side and 26 The Encyclopedia of Tennessee Binder1: IBT-0026.

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