Definition of cherry laurel in US English:

cherry laurel


  • An evergreen shrub or small tree of the rose family, with leathery leaves, white flowers, and cherry-like fruits, native to the Balkans and widely cultivated.

    Prunus laurocerasus, family Rosaceae

    • ‘I'm also looking at cherry laurel or wax myrtle as a privacy hedge.’


cherry laurel

/ˈˌCHerē ˈlôrəl/