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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ha·zel /ˈhezəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ha·zel n.
 1. Bot. A shrub or small tree of the genus Corylus, as the Corylus avellana, bearing a nut containing a kernel of a mild, farinaceous taste; the filbert.  The American species are Corylus Americana, which produces the common hazelnut, and Corylus rostrata.  See Filbert.
 2. A miner's name for freestone.
 Hazel earth, soil suitable for the hazel; a fertile loam.
 Hazel grouse Zool., a European grouse (Bonasa betulina), allied to the American ruffed grouse.
 Hazel hoe, a kind of grub hoe.
 Witch hazel. See Witch-hazel, and Hamamelis.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ha·zel, a.
 1. Consisting of hazels, or of the wood of the hazel; pertaining to, or derived from, the hazel; as, a hazel wand.
    I sit me down beside the hazel grove.   --Keble.
 2. Of a light brown color, like the hazelnut. “Thou hast hazel eyes.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : of a light brown or yellowish brown color
      n 1: Australian tree grown especially for ornament and its
           fine-grained wood and bearing edible nuts [syn: hazel
           tree, Pomaderris apetala]
      2: the fine-grained wood of a hazelnut tree (genus Corylus) and
         the hazel tree (Australian genus Pomaderris)
      3: any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Corylus
         bearing edible nuts enclosed in a leafy husk [syn: hazelnut,
          hazelnut tree]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    Heb. luz, (Gen. 30:37), a nutbearing tree. The Hebrew word is
    rendered in the Vulgate by amygdalinus, "the almond-tree," which
    is probably correct. That tree flourishes in Syria.