Definition of hazel adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈheɪzl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈheɪzl//
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(of eyes) greenish-brown or reddish-brown in colour See related entries: Face Word Origin Old English hæsel, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch hazelaar ‘hazel tree’, hazelnoot ‘hazelnut’, and German Hasel, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin corylus.
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