Definition of spurge laurel in English:

spurge laurel


  • A low-growing evergreen Eurasian shrub with leathery leaves, small green flowers, and black poisonous berries.

    • ‘In woodlands and forests, shrubs such as spurge laurel and European ivy were common.’
    • ‘Already a serious concern in British Columbia, spurge laurel has been listed because it is a threat to native forest ecosystems.’