mountain laurel

mountain laurel
mountain laurel
an evergreen shrub (Kalmia latifolia) of the heath family, with pink and white flowers and poisonous, shiny leaves, native to E North America

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  • Mountain laurel — Laurel Lau rel, n. [OE. lorel, laurer, lorer, OF. lorier, laurier, F. laurier, (assumed) LL. Laurarius, fr. L. laurus.] 1. (Bot.) An evergreen shrub, of the genus {Laurus} ({Laurus nobilis}), having aromatic leaves of a lanceolate shape, with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mountain laurel — Mountain Moun tain (moun t[i^]n), a. 1. Of or pertaining to a mountain or mountains; growing or living on a mountain; found on or peculiar to mountains; among mountains; as, a mountain torrent; mountain pines; mountain goats; mountain air;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mountain laurel — noun count or uncount a bush with shiny leaves and pink or white flowers that grows in eastern North America …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mountain laurel — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms mountain laurel : singular mountain laurel plural mountain laurels a bush with shiny leaves and pink or white flowers that grows in eastern North America …   English dictionary

  • mountain laurel — Kalmia Kal mi*a, n. [NL. Named in honor of Peter Kalm, a Swedish botanist.] (Bot.) A genus of North American shrubs with poisonous evergreen foliage and corymbs of showy flowers. Called also {mountain laurel}, {ivy bush}, {lamb kill}, {calico… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mountain-laurel — plačialapis grėsvis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erikinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Kalmia latifolia), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Kalmia latifolia angl. calico bush; mountain laurel; spoonwood… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Mountain Laurel, Virginia — Mountain Laurel   Unincorporated community   …   Wikipedia

  • Mountain Laurel Center for the Performing Arts — is a nonprofit performing arts center situated at Bushkill in the Pocono Mountains area of Pennsylvania, USA. The principal venue is the Tom Ridge Pavilion, an Amphitheatre with a covered seating capacity of 2,509. In addition, the lawn has an… …   Wikipedia

  • Mountain Laurel Resort — (Уайтхейвен,США) Категория отеля: 2 звездочный отель Адрес: Route 940: PO Box 9, Уайтхейвен, PA 18661, США Описание: Этот курортный отель со спа с …   Каталог отелей

  • mountain laurel — noun 1. a North American evergreen shrub having glossy leaves and white or rose colored flowers • Syn: ↑wood laurel, ↑American laurel, ↑calico bush, ↑Kalmia latifolia • Hypernyms: ↑kalmia 2. Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small… …   Useful english dictionary

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