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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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  • 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


Hazel Sample Sentences in News


  • UPDATE: Man arrested, accused of stealing truck from disabled carpenter
    HAZEL GREEN, Ala. (WHNT) — UPDATE: After receiving a tip that the 1994 Dodge Dakota was on Trade Street in Florence, the Florence Police Department took Mark Anthony Lard into custody late Tuesday evening. Lard is suspected to have stolen Dewey Tate’s truck Monday. Florence Police are holding Lard on outstanding warrants in Lauderdale County. Previous […] Read more on this news related to 'Hazel'
  • Hazel Park man accused of sex assault at hospital
    A'-year-old Hazel Park man and former Henry Ford Hospital employee has been charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault of a 52-year-old woman, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced Friday. Read more on this news related to 'Hazel'
  • Exit interview with Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion: Part 2
    Hazel McCallion is retiring after 36 years as Mississauga’s mayor. In this uncut four-part interview, 680News political affairs specialist John Stall sits down with the mayor to talk about her long career. Read more on this news related to 'Hazel'

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