laurel-tree
laurel-tree laurel-tree n. A small tree ({Persea borbonia}) of the Southern U. S. having dark red heartwood.

Syn: red bay, {Persea borbonia}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Laurel and Hardy — Laurel und Hardy waren ein US amerikanisches Duo, das aus Oliver Hardy und Stan Laurel bestand. Das Duo drehte zwischen 1926 und 1951 106 Filme (79 Kurzfilme, 27 Spielfilme). Sie gelten als eines der berühmtesten und erfolgreichsten Film Duos… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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