Definition of Hazelnut tree
1. Noun. Any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Corylus bearing edible nuts enclosed in a leafy husk.
Terms within: Cob, Cobnut, Filbert, Hazelnut
Group relationships: Corylus, Genus Corylus
Terms within: Hazel
Specialized synonyms: American Hazel, Corylus Americana, Cobnut, Corylus Avellana, Corylus Avellana Grandis, Filbert, Beaked Hazelnut, Corylus Cornuta
Generic synonyms: Nut Tree
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Literary usage of Hazelnut tree
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1. Report by Oklahoma Adjutant-general's office (1859)
"... is said to be of an orange-yellow color with red spots; I therefore infer it to be a different species. AFFECTING THE LEAVES.' 802. hazelnut tree-HOPPER ..."
2. China: An Interpretation by James Whitford Bashford (1919)
"He also (WI 1232) speaks of a hazelnut tree five feet in girth and sixty feet tall bearing a nut in its crested cup ..."
3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1847)
"... perhaps because it is not very far from the great hazelnut tree. P. 160. Before houses or churches were built where did swifta, swallows, ..."
4. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1917)
"It is extracted from the seed of the hazelnut tree (Corylus avellana L). The seeds are very rich in oil and are said to contain from 50 to 60 percent ..."
5. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats, and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1904)
"Hazelnut oil is prepared from the seeds of the hazelnut tree, Corylus Avellana, by pressing or by extracting with solvents. The seeds contain from 50-60 per ..."
6. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early Navigators by Emma Helen Blair, James Alexander Robertson, Edward Gaylord Bourne (1906)
"... diminutive of Gatto " cat," is the vulgar name for amento, the botanical name for the first flowers of the walnut-tree, hazelnut-tree, and other trees. ..."