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hazel

noun uk   /ˈheɪ.zəl/ us  

hazel noun (TREE)

[C] a small tree that produces nuts that can be eaten

hazel noun (COLOUR)

[U] a greenish-brown or yellowish-brown colour

hazel

adjective uk   /ˈheɪ.zəl/ us  
(especially of eyes) greenish-brown or yellowish-brown in colour
Translations of “hazel”
in Spanish avellano…
in French noisetier…
in German der Haselnußstrauch…
in Chinese (Traditional) 榛樹…
in Russian орехового цвета…
in Turkish ela…
in Chinese (Simplified) 榛树…
in Polish piwny…
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