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hamamelis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hamamelis  \Ham`a*me"lis\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  a  kind  of  medlar  or 
  service  tree;  ?  at  the  same  time  +  ?  an  apple,  any  tree 
  fruit.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  plants  which  includes  the  witch-hazel  ({Hamamelis 
  Virginica}),  a  preparation  of  which  is  used  medicinally. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hamamelis 
  n  :  deciduous  shrubs  or  small  trees:  witch  hazel  [syn:  {Hamamelis}, 
  {genus  Hamamelis}] 




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