from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Kalmia latifolia, the mountain laurel.
- n. Trichila havanensis, a Caribbean softwood.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The mountainlaurel or calico-bush, Kalmia latifolia, of the eastern United States.
spoon + wood (Wiktionary)
In Pennsylvania and New York laurel was called spoonwood, because the Indians made pretty white spoons from that wood to sell to the colonists.