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hazel


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  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}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Hazel,  KY  (city,  FIPS  35380) 
  Location:  36.50536  N,  88.32599  W 
  Population  (1990):  460  (215  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  42049 
  Hazel,  SD  (town,  FIPS  27940) 
  Location:  44.75795  N,  97.38015  W 
  Population  (1990):  103  (46  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  57242 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Hazel 
  Heb.  luz,  (Gen.  30:37),  a  nutbearing  tree.  The  Hebrew  word  is 
  rendered  in  the  Vulgate  by  amygdalinus  "the  almond-tree,"  which 
  is  probably  correct.  That  tree  flourishes  in  Syria. 
 




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