Definition of hazel:
- A miner's name for freestone.
- 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.
- Consisting of hazels, or of the wood of the hazel; pertaining to, or derived from, the hazel; as, a hazel wand.
- Of a light brown color, like the hazelnut.
- brown (part of speech: adjective)
wood (part of speech: noun)
- knotty pine,
They neither saw nor encountered any one; and toward evening they stopped on a little rising ground, shadowed by such thickly growing pine- trees and hazel- nut bushes that they could allow themselves boldly to light a fire without fear of being betrayed by the smoke or by the crackling of the flames.- "Iermola", Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi.
- "The Other Girls", Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney.
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