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n. - Any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Corylus bearing edible nuts enclosed in a leafy husk;

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  • The Americans generally accept the use of the term hazel to apply to both the American and European species.
  • Our next operation in the hazel will be the pruning.
  • For daily use, the hazel is a bit harsh and could strip your skin.
  • The hazel is a shrub with straight shoots 3-6 m high, the bark smooth and brownish.
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