bay tree

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bay +‎ tree

Noun[edit]

bay tree (plural bay trees)

  1. A laurel tree.
    • 1611, King James Authorized Version of the Holy Bible, Psalm 37:35:
      I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.