from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A shrub or small tree (Magnolia virginiana) of the southeast United States and eastern coastal areas north to Massachusetts, having large fragrant white flowers and red fruit.
- n. See laurel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Swamp sassafras.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The noble or victor's laurel, Laurus nobilis, which is also the common bay-tree, in southern Europe becoming a tree of 40 or 50 feet, in cooler regions grown as a shrub.
- n. The swamp-laurel Magnolia glauca. See Magnolia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. shrub or small tree having rather small fragrant white flowers; abundant in southeastern United States
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