Definition of 'hazel'
- Australian tree grown especially for ornament and its fine-grained wood and bearing edible nuts
Synonyms: hazel tree Pomaderris apetala
- the fine-grained wood of a hazelnut tree (genus Corylus) and the hazel tree (Australian genus Pomaderris)
- any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Corylus bearing edible nuts enclosed in a leafy husk
Synonyms: hazelnut hazelnut tree
- of a light brown or yellowish brown color