swamp laurel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n swamp laurel shrub or small tree having rather small fragrant white flowers; abundant in southeastern United States
    • n swamp laurel laurel of bogs of northwestern United States having small purple flowers and pale leaves that are glaucous beneath
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Swamp laurel (Bot) a shrub (Kalmia glauca) having small leaves with the lower surface glaucous.
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Usage

In literature:

There are swamps of rhododendrons, and mountain laurel.
"Helen Grant's Schooldays" by Amanda M. Douglas
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In news:

Canoe through a swamp of bald cypress at Trap Pond in Laurel.
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