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 for hazel
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hazel \Ha"zel\ (h[=a]"z'l), n. [OE. hasel, AS. h[ae]sel; akin to
     D. hazelaar, G. hazel, OHG. hasal, hasala, Icel. hasl, Dan &
     Sw. hassel, L. corylus, for cosylus.]
     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. --Gray.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A miner's name for freestone. --Raymond.
        [1913 Webster]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hazel \Ha"zel\, a.
     1. Consisting of hazels, or of the wood of the hazel;
        pertaining to, or derived from, the hazel; as, a hazel
        [1913 Webster]
              I sit me down beside the hazel grove. --Keble.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Of a light brown color, like the hazelnut. "Thou hast
        hazel eyes." --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  colorful \colorful\ adj.
     1. having striking color. Opposite of colorless.
     Note: [Narrower terms: changeable, chatoyant, iridescent,
           shot; deep, rich; flaming; fluorescent, glowing;
           prismatic; psychedelic; red, ruddy, flushed,
     Syn: colourful.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. striking in variety and interest. Opposite of colorless
        or dull. [Narrower terms: brave, fine, gay, glorious;
        flamboyant, resplendent, unrestrained; flashy, gaudy,
        jazzy, showy, snazzy, sporty; picturesque]
        [WordNet 1.5]
     3. having color or a certain color; not black, white or grey;
        as, colored crepe paper. Opposite of colorless and
     Note: [Narrower terms: tinted; touched, tinged; amber,
           brownish-yellow, yellow-brown; amethyst; auburn,
           reddish-brown; aureate, gilded, gilt, gold, golden;
           azure, cerulean, sky-blue, bright blue; bicolor,
           bicolour, bicolored, bicoloured, bichrome; blue,
           bluish, light-blue, dark-blue; blushful,
           blush-colored, rosy; bottle-green; bronze, bronzy;
           brown, brownish, dark-brown; buff; canary,
           canary-yellow; caramel, caramel brown; carnation;
           chartreuse; chestnut; dun; earth-colored,
           earthlike; fuscous; green, greenish, light-green,
           dark-green; jade, jade-green; khaki; lavender,
           lilac; mauve; moss green, mosstone; motley,
           multicolor, culticolour, multicolored, multicoloured,
           painted, particolored, particoloured, piebald, pied,
           varicolored, varicoloured; mousy, mouse-colored;
           ocher, ochre; olive-brown; olive-drab; olive;
           orange, orangish; peacock-blue; pink, pinkish;
           purple, violet, purplish; red, blood-red, carmine,
           cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red,
           scarlet; red, reddish; rose, roseate; rose-red;
           rust, rusty, rust-colored; snuff, snuff-brown,
           snuff-color, snuff-colour, snuff-colored,
           snuff-coloured, mummy-brown, chukker-brown; sorrel,
           brownish-orange; stone, stone-gray; straw-color,
           straw-colored, straw-coloured; tan; tangerine;
           tawny; ultramarine; umber; vermilion,
           vermillion, cinibar, Chinese-red; yellow, yellowish;
           yellow-green; avocado; bay; beige; blae
           bluish-black or gray-blue); coral; creamy; cress
           green, cresson, watercress; hazel; honey,
           honey-colored; hued(postnominal); magenta;
           maroon; pea-green; russet; sage, sage-green;
           sea-green] [Also See: chromatic, colored, dark,
     Syn: colored, coloured, in color(predicate).
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: 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, 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, hazel, hazelnut tree]
      4: a shade of brown that is yellowish or reddish; it is a
         greenish shade of brown when used to describe the color of
         someone's eyes

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  40 Moby Thesaurus words for "hazel":
     beige, brown, brownish, brownish-yellow, brunet, chocolate,
     cinnamon, cocoa, cocoa-brown, coffee, coffee-brown, drab, dun,
     dun-brown, dun-drab, ecru, fawn, fawn-colored, fuscous, grege,
     khaki, lurid, nut-brown, olive-brown, olive-drab, seal, seal-brown,
     sepia, snuff-colored, sorrel, tan, taupe, tawny, toast,
     toast-brown, umber, umber-colored, walnut, walnut-brown,

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.

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Hazel, SD -- U.S. town in South Dakota
     Population (2000):    105
     Housing Units (2000): 44
     Land area (2000):     0.244571 sq. miles (0.633437 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.244571 sq. miles (0.633437 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            27940
     Located within:       South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46
     Location:             44.758926 N, 97.380800 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     57242
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Hazel, SD

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Hazel, KY -- U.S. city in Kentucky
     Population (2000):    440
     Housing Units (2000): 223
     Land area (2000):     0.379210 sq. miles (0.982149 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.379210 sq. miles (0.982149 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            35380
     Located within:       Kentucky (KY), FIPS 21
     Location:             36.504658 N, 88.325443 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     42049
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Hazel, KY

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