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Webster 1913 Edition


Laurus


Lau′rus

,
Noun.
[L., laurel.]
(Bot.)
A genus of trees including, according to modern authors, only the true laurel (
Laurus nobilis
), and the larger
Laurus Canariensis
of Madeira and the Canary Islands. Formerly the sassafras, the camphor tree, the cinnamon tree, and several other aromatic trees and shrubs, were also referred to the genus
Laurus
.

Definition 2022


Laurus

Laurus

See also: laurus

Translingual

Laurus azorica

Wikispecies

Proper noun

Laurus f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Lauraceae – the laurels.

See also

  • Laurus azorica
  • Laurus nobilis
  • Laurus porrecta

Faroese

Proper noun

Laurus m

  1. A male given name

Usage notes

Patronymics

  • son of Laurus: Laurusarson or Laurusson
  • daughter of Laurus: Laurusardóttir or Laurusdóttir

Declension

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Laurus
Accusative Laurus
Dative Laurusi
Genitive Laurusar, Laurus

laurus

laurus

See also: Laurus

Latin

Noun

laurus f (genitive laurī); second declension

  1. laurel tree
  2. (metonymically) laurels; a crown of laurel

Inflection

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative laurus laurī
genitive laurī laurōrum
dative laurō laurīs
accusative laurum laurōs
ablative laurō laurīs
vocative laure laurī

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