Laura vs Gaura - What's the difference?

laura | gaura |

As nouns the difference between laura and gaura

is that laura is a number of hermitages or cells in the same neighborhood occupied by anchorites who were under the same superior while gaura is any of the genus {{taxlink|Gaura|genus|pedia=1}} of flowering plants in the family Onagraceae, including many pedia=1s.

As a proper noun Laura

is {{given name|female|from=Latin}}.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(wikipedia Laura)

Alternative forms

* Lora (rare)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • .
  • * ~1591 William Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet : Act II, Scene IV:
  • Now is he for the numbers that Petrarch flowed in; Laura to his lady was but a kitchen-wench; marry, she had a better love to be-rime her;
  • * 1960 Peter S. Beagle: A Fine And Private Place . Random House Publishing, 1982:The Fantasy Worlds of Peter Beagle. ISBN 0345300815 page 258:
  • Laura was saying something. A mellifluous name, he thought. I wish she were far away, so I could call her.

    Usage notes

    * Also used as a feminine equivalent of Laurence.


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    (en noun)
  • (botany) Any of the genus s.
  • * 1996 , Rayford Clayton Reddell, Full bloom: thoughts from an opinionated gardener (page 66)
  • Blossoms that flower atop willowy weedy stems such as forget-me-nots, delphiniums, and gauras should be thought of as two-dayers; they don't draw water well or retain preservatives.