Bay-tree

  • 1 Bay tree — A species of laurel. ({Laurus nobilis}). [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 Bay tree — can refer to:* Bay Laurel * Umbellularia …

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  • 3 bay tree — bay ,tree noun count a tree with leaves that are used as an HERB in cooking …

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  • 4 bay tree — noun small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cooking; also used by ancient Greeks to crown victors • Syn: ↑true laurel, ↑bay, ↑bay laurel, ↑Laurus nobilis • Hypernyms:… …

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  • 5 bay tree — 1. laurel (def. 1). 2. See California laurel (def. 1). [1520 30] * * * ▪ Laurus genus       any of several small trees with aromatic leaves, especially the sweet bay, or bay laurel (Laurus nobilis), source of the bay leaf (q.v.) used in cooking.… …

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  • 6 bay tree — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms bay tree : singular bay tree plural bay trees a tree with leaves that are used as a herb in cooking …

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  • 7 Bay tree —    Named only in Ps. 37:35, Authorized Version. The Hebrew word so rendered is ereh, which simply means native born , i.e., a tree not transplanted, but growing on its native soil, and therefore luxuriantly. If the psalmist intended by this word… …

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  • 8 BAY TREE — The oren, mentioned only once in the Bible (Isa. 44:14), is identified in the Talmud (RH 23a) with ara, the bay tree. It is mentioned in the Mishnah (Par. 3:8) as being among the trees that were used in preparing the fire for the burning of the… …

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  • 9 bay tree — /ˈbeɪ tri/ (say bay tree) noun → bay4 (def. 1) …

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  • 10 bay-tree — n. Bay, laurel tree, sweet laurel …

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  • 11 bay tree — n. kind of laurel, small evergreen tree with glossy green leaves …

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  • 12 Bay Tree (Fabergé egg) — The Bay tree egg (also known as the Orange tree egg) is a jewelled carved nephrite and enameled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé in 1911 [http://www.treasuresofimperialrussia.com/e chap9… …

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  • 13 The Bay-Tree Maiden — is a Romanian fairy tale. [ Ioana Sturdza, Raymond Vianu, Mary Lǎzǎrescu, Fairy Tales and Legends from Romania p 70 Twayne Publishers, New York 1982] ynopsisOnce, a prince began to cry six weeks before he was due to be born. Nothing his mother… …

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  • 14 Jervis Bay Tree Frog — Conservation status Least Concern ( …

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  • 15 California bay tree — noun Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood • Syn: ↑California laurel, ↑Oregon myrtle, ↑pepperwood, ↑spice tree, ↑sassafras laurel, ↑California olive, ↑mountain …

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  • 16 Bay leaf — (plural bay leaves), Greek Daphni , Romanian Foi de Dafin ; is the aromatic leaf of several species of the Laurel family (Lauraceae). Fresh or dried bay leaves are used in cooking for their distinctive flavor and fragrance. * Laurus nobilis , is… …

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  • 17 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… …

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  • 18 Bay leaf — 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… …

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  • 19 Bay rum — is the name of a cologne/aftershave lotion.Other uses include as under arm deodorant and as a fragrance for shaving soap, as well as a general astringent.It is a distillate that was originally made from rum and the leaves and/or berries of the… …

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  • 20 bay leaf — n a sweet smelling leaf from the bay tree, used in cooking …

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