Which plant was used to fashion wreaths awarded to victors in Ancient Greece?

Olive
Laurel
Myrtle
Acanthus
Laurus nobilis is an ev­er­green tree or large shrub native to the Mediter­ranean region. Its aromatic leaves are added whole to Italian pasta sauces. The word "Lau­re­ate" in 'poet lau­re­ate' refers to being sig­ni­fied by the laurel wreath.

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Olive
Laurel
Myrtle
Acanthus
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flagCzech Republic
10%
84%
5%
0%
19
flagFrance
14%
82%
2%
0%
34
flagItaly
11%
82%
0%
5%
17
flagSpain
15%
76%
7%
0%
13
flagthe Netherlands
13%
73%
10%
0%
30
flagGermany
19%
71%
6%
2%
113
flagNorway
21%
68%
10%
0%
19
flagthe United Kingdom
26%
66%
4%
2%
206
flagLithuania
36%
63%
0%
0%
11
flagCanada
25%
62%
6%
6%
16
flagPoland
33%
58%
4%
2%
8321
flagRepublic of Ireland
33%
50%
8%
0%
12
flagIndia
29%
42%
10%
15%
98
flagthe United States
38%
41%
11%
5%
226
flagthe Philippines
40%
40%
20%
0%
10
flagAustralia
23%
38%
7%
30%
13

Gender

men50%
women56%
Olive
42%
35%
Laurel
50%
56%
Myrtle
4%
5%
Acanthus
2%
2%

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