Hazel

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Hazel Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Corylus bearing edible nuts enclosed in a leafy husk
  • the fine-grained wood of a hazelnut tree (genus Corylus) and the hazel tree (Australian genus Pomaderris)
  • Australian tree grown especially for ornament and its fine-grained wood and bearing edible nuts
  • of a light brown or yellowish brown color

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • Australian tree grown especially for ornament and its fine-grained wood and bearing edible nuts ,
  • the fine-grained wood of a hazelnut tree (genus Corylus) and the hazel tree (Australian genus Pomaderris) ,
  • any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Corylus bearing edible nuts enclosed in a leafy husk

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Hazel Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Hazel is a family of trees and shrubs, related to the Birch family. There are 50 to 80 species, in four genera. They are native to the temperate regions of the northern hemisphere.



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Meaning of the Name 'Hazel'


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


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