A frequently cultivated Eurasian evergreen shrub or small tree (Prunus laurocerasus) in the rose family, having showy clusters of white flowers and glossy foliage that yields an oil similar to bitter almond oil.(noun)
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Use "cherry laurel" in a sentence
"They run the steam engine on sawmill offcuts and the cherry laurel they are gradually clearing from the underwood."