lauraceous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Lauraceae, from Latin laurus (laurel).

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Adjective[edit]

lauraceous (comparative more lauraceous, superlative most lauraceous)

  1. (botany) Belonging to, or resembling, a natural order (Lauraceae) of trees and shrubs having aromatic bark and foliage, and including the laurel, sassafras, cinnamon tree, true camphor tree, etc.