Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: lorier, from lor 'laurel', from Latin laurus


Related topics: Plants
1 [uncountable and countable]HBP a small tree with smooth shiny dark green leaves that do not fall in winter

rest/sit on your laurels

to be satisfied with what you have achieved and therefore stop trying to achieve anything new

look to your laurels

to work hard in order not to lose the success that you have achieved


[plural] honours that you receive for something you have achieved:
academic laurels

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