- An evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus, having aromatic leaves of a lanceolate shape, with clusters of small, yellowish white flowers in their axils.
- An English gold coin made in 1619, and so called because the king's head on it was crowned with laurel
- (figuratively, chiefly in the plural) honor, distinction, fame.
"to win laurels; to crown with laurels."
- A crown of laurel.