hazel

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From Middle English, from Old English hæsel (hazel, shrub), from Proto-Germanic *hasalaz (hazel), from Proto-Indo-European *koselos (hazel). Cognate with Dutch hazelaar (hazel), German Hasel (hazel), Swedish hassel (hazel), Latin corulus, corylus (hazel-tree, hazelwood), Irish coll (hazel).

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hazel (usually uncountable, plural hazels)

  1. A tree or shrub of the genus Corylus, bearing edible nuts called hazelnuts or filberts.
  2. The nut of the hazel tree.
  3. The wood of a hazelnut tree.
  4. A greenish-brown colour, the colour of a ripe hazelnut.
    hazel colour:    
  5. (mining) freestone
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Raymond to this entry?)

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hazel

  1. Of a greenish-brown colour. (often used to refer to eye colour)

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From Latin facere, active infinitive of the verb faciō (I do, I make). Cognate with Italian fare, French faire, Spanish hacer, Asturian facer, facere, Fala fel and Portuguese fazer

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hazel

  1. to do, to make

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"Esta sala de tanta estoria molinera es gastá ogañu pa hazel ritus paganus, pos se vein un pentagrama canteau pabaxu conas letras ebreas enas cincu puntas pintau ena paré i ala isquierda un oju de Oru." Cúyu pan esgarras? - "El molinu las Pilas dela Conquista la Sierra"