California bay tree

Definitions of California bay tree
1

n Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood

Synonyms:
California laurel, California olive, Oregon myrtle, Umbellularia californica, mountain laurel, pepperwood, sassafras laurel, spice tree
Type of:
laurel
any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.