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Hazel Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    hazel adj : of a light brown or yellowish brown color n
  1. Australian tree grown especially for ornament and its fine-grained wood and bearing edible nuts [syn: hazel tree, Pomaderris apetala]
  2. the fine-grained wood of a hazelnut tree (genus Corylus) and the hazel tree (Australian genus Pomaderris)
  3. any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Corylus bearing edible nuts enclosed in a leafy husk [syn: hazelnut, hazelnut tree]
Hazel Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Hazel \Ha"zel\, a.
  1. Consisting of hazels, or of the wood of the hazel; pertaining to, or derived from, the hazel; as, a hazel wand. I sit me down beside the hazel grove. --Keble.
  2. Of a light brown color, like the hazelnut. ``Thou hast hazel eyes.'' --Shak.
Hazel Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Hazel \Ha"zel\, n. [OE. hasel, AS. h[ae]sel; akin to D. hazelaar, G. hazel, OHG. hasal, hasala, Icel. hasl, Dan & Sw. hassel, L. corylus, for cosylus.]
  1. (Bot.) A shrub or small tree of the genus Corylus, as the C. avellana, bearing a nut containing a kernel of a mild, farinaceous taste; the filbert. The American species are C. Americana, which produces the common hazelnut, and C. rostrata. See Filbert. --Gray.
  2. A miner's name for freestone. --Raymond. Hazel earth, soil suitable for the hazel; a fertile loam. Hazel grouse (Zo["o]l.), a European grouse (Bonasa betulina}), allied to the American ruffed grouse. Hazel hoe, a kind of grub hoe. Witch hazel. See Witch-hazel, and Hamamelis.

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Hazel'

  • Hazel: The hazels (Corylus) are a genus of deciduous tree s and large shrub s native to the temperate northern hemisphere. the hazels (with the ...
  • Hazel (TV series): Hazel is a Screen Gems television series about a fictional live-in maid named Hazel Burke (Shirley Booth ) and her employers, the ...
  • Hurricane Hazel: Hurricane Hazel was the deadliest and costliest hurricane of the 1954 Atlantic hurricane season . The storm killed as many as 1,000  ...
  • Hazel (band): Hazel was an United States alternative rock band based in Portland , Oregon . The group was a quartet, consisting of Jody Bleyle (drums ...
  • Hazel Dormouse: The Hazel Dormouse or Common Dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) is a small mammal and the only living species in the genus Muscardinus It ...
  • Hazelnut: A hazelnut is the nut of the hazel and is also known as a cob nut or filbert nut according to species. A cob is roughly spherical to ...
  • Hazel O'Connor: Hazel O'Connor (born 16 May 1955 Coventry , England ) is an English singer-songwriter and actress . She is the daughter of a soldier ...
  • Chris Hazel: Lowell Christopher Hazel, known as Chris Hazel (born January 25, 1965), is an attorney from Pineville , Louisiana , and a Republican ...

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Meaning of the Name 'Hazel'

  • Meaning: Nut
  • Origin: English
  • Gender: Female

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