laurier

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Dutch[edit]

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Borrowed from Middle French laurier, from Old French lorier.

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  • IPA(key): /lɑu̯ˈriːr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lau‧rier
  • Rhymes: -iːr

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laurier m (plural laurieren, diminutive lauriertje n)

  1. laurel, Laurus nobilis
    Synonym: lauwer

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  • Afrikaans: lourier

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French lorier, a suffixed form of lor, from Latin laurus.

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laurier m (plural lauriers)

  1. (botany) laurel (Laurus nobilis)
  2. (cooking) bay (the leaf of Laurus nobilis used as an herb)
  3. (by extension, botany) any laurel, or one of many similar species
  4. (figurative, usually in the plural) laurel (symbol of honour, glory, victory)

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