hazel
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈheɪzəl/

Noun

hazel (uncountable)

  1. (countable) A tree or shrub of the genus Corylus, bearing edible nuts called hazelnuts or filberts.
  2. (countable) The nut of the hazel tree.
  3. (uncountable) The wood of a hazelnut tree.
  4. (countable and uncountable) A greenish-brown colour, the colour of a ripe hazelnut.
     
  5. (mining, countable) freestone
Synonyms Translations
  • French: noisetier
  • German: Haselstrauch
  • Italian: nocciòlo, nocciolo
  • Portuguese: aveleiro
  • Russian: лещи́на
  • Spanish: avellano
Translations
  • French: noisetier
  • Italian: legno di nocciolo
  • Russian: оре́х
Translations
  • French: noisette
  • Portuguese: avelã
  • Russian: оре́ховый
  • Spanish: color avellana

Adjective

hazel

  1. Of a greenish-brown colour. (often used to refer to eye colour)
Translations
Hazel
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈheɪzəl/
Proper noun
  1. A female given name from the plant or colour hazel. Popular in the U.S. at the turn of the 20th century.
  2. Surname for someone who lived near a hazel tree.



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