hazel Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “hazel” in the English Dictionary

"hazel" in British English

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hazelnoun

uk   us   /ˈheɪ.zəl/

hazel noun (TREE)

[C] a ​smalltree that ​producesnuts that can be ​eaten

hazel noun (COLOUR)

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

hazeladjective

uk   us   /ˈheɪ.zəl/
(​especially of ​eyes) greenish-brown or yellowish-brown in ​colour
(Definition of hazel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hazel" in American English

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hazelnoun [C]

 us   /ˈheɪ·zəl/

hazel noun [C] (TREE)

a ​smalltree that ​producesediblenuts

hazeladjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈheɪ·zəl/

hazel adjective [not gradable] (COLOR)

(esp. of ​eyes) a green-brown or yellow-brown ​color
(Definition of hazel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hazel”
in Spanish avellano…
in Vietnamese cây phỉ…
in Malaysian pokok hazel…
in Thai ต้นไม้เล็ก ๆ ชนิดหนึ่งในตระกูล Corylus…
in French noisetier…
in German der Haselnußstrauch…
in Chinese (Simplified) 榛树…
in Turkish ela…
in Russian орехового цвета…
in Indonesian berangan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 榛樹…
in Polish piwny…
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