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English adjective: hazel

1. hazel of a light brown or yellowish brown color


Antonymsachromatic, neutral

English noun: hazel

1. hazel (plant) Australian tree grown especially for ornament and its fine-grained wood and bearing edible nuts

Synonymshazel tree, Pomaderris apetala

Broader (hypernym)tree

Member meronymgenus Pomaderris, Pomaderris

Substance holonymhazel

2. hazel (plant) the fine-grained wood of a hazelnut tree (genus Corylus) and the hazel tree (Australian genus Pomaderris)

Broader (hypernym)wood

Substance meronymhazel, hazel, hazel tree, hazelnut, hazelnut tree, Pomaderris apetala

3. hazel (plant) any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Corylus bearing edible nuts enclosed in a leafy husk

Synonymshazelnut, hazelnut tree

Broader (hypernym)nut tree

Narrower (hyponym)American hazel, beaked hazelnut, cobnut, Corylus americana, Corylus avellana, Corylus avellana grandis, Corylus cornuta, filbert

Part holonymcob, cobnut, filbert, hazelnut

Member meronymCorylus, genus Corylus

Substance holonymhazel

4. hazel (attribute) a shade of brown that is yellowish or reddish; it is a greenish shade of brown when used to describe the color of someone's eyes

Broader (hypernym)brown, brownness

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