Laurus nobilis
Lauric Lau"ric, a. 1. Pertaining to, or derived from, the European bay or laurel ({Laurus nobilis}). [1913 Webster]

2. pertaining to or combined with {lauric acid}, the 12-carbon member of the fatty acid series; combined with the acyl group of lauric acid. [PJC]


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  • Laurus nobilis — Laurus Lau rus, n. [L., laurel.] (Bot.) A genus of trees including, according to modern authors, only the true laurel ({Laurus nobilis}), and the larger {Laurus Canariensis} of Madeira and the Canary Islands. Formerly the sassafras, the camphor… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Laurus nobilis — Laurier sauce Pour les articles homonymes, voir Laurier …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Laurus nobilis — Para otros usos de este término, véase Laurel (desambiguación).   Laurel …   Wikipedia Español

  • Laurus nobilis — Dieser Artikel behandelt die bekannte Gewürzpflanze, zu weiteren Bedeutungen des Begriffs Lorbeer siehe Lorbeer (Begriffsklärung). Echter Lorbeer Pflanzenteile des Echten Lorbeers (Laurus nobilis) Systematik …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Laurus nobilis — Bay Bay, n. [F. baie a berry, the fruit of the laurel and other trees, fr. L. baca, bacca, a small round fruit, a berry, akin to Lith. bapka laurel berry.] 1. A berry, particularly of the laurel. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. The laurel tree ({Laurus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Laurus nobilis — Bay Bay, n. [F. baie a berry, the fruit of the laurel and other trees, fr. L. baca, bacca, a small round fruit, a berry, akin to Lith. bapka laurel berry.] 1. A berry, particularly of the laurel. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. The laurel tree ({Laurus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Laurus nobilis — kilnusis lauramedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Lauramedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Laurus nobilis), paplitęs pietvakarių Azijoje, šiaurės Afrikoje ir pietų Europoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Laurus nobilis — Laurel Lau rel, n. [OE. lorel, laurer, lorer, OF. lorier, laurier, F. laurier, (assumed) LL. Laurarius, fr. L. laurus.] 1. (Bot.) An evergreen shrub, of the genus {Laurus} ({Laurus nobilis}), having aromatic leaves of a lanceolate shape, with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Laurus nobilis — Laurin Lau rin, n. [Cf. F. laurine.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance extracted from the fruit of the bay ({Laurus nobilis}), and consisting of a complex mixture of glycerin ethers of several organic acids. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Laurus nobilis — Royal Roy al, a. [OE. roial, riall, real, OF. roial. reial, F. royal, fr. L. regalis, fr. rex, regis, king. See {Rich}, and cf. {regal}, {real} a coin, {Rial}.] 1. Kingly; pertaining to the crown or the sovereign; suitable for a king or queen;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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