- (n.) An evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus (L. nobilis), having aromatic leaves of a lanceolate shape, with clusters of small, yellowish white flowers in their axils; -- called also sweet bay.
- (n.) A crown of laurel; hence, honor; distinction; fame; -- especially in the plural; as, to win laurels.
- (n.) An English gold coin made in 1619, and so called because the king's head on it was crowned with laurel.
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Definitions of: ALLURE
- (n.) Allurement.
- (n.) Gait; bearing.
- (v. t.) To attempt to draw; to tempt by a lure or bait, that is, by the offer of some good, real or apparent; to invite by something flattering or acceptable; to entice; to attract.