from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A shrub or small tree (Magnolia virginiana) of the eastern United States, having large fragrant white flowers and red fruit.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun 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.
- noun The swamp-laurel Magnolia glauca. See
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- noun shrub or small tree having rather small fragrant white flowers; abundant in southeastern United States
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