Definition of American hazel

1. Noun. Nut-bearing shrub of eastern North America.

Exact synonyms: Corylus Americana
Generic synonyms: Hazel, Hazelnut, Hazelnut Tree

Lexicographical Neighbors of American Hazel

American flying squirrel
American football
American football game
American foxhound
American frogbit
American gallinule
American gentian
American germander
American ginseng
American golden plover
American golden plovers
American gray birch
American green toad
American hackberry
American harvest mouse
American hazel
American hellebore
American holly
American hop
American hornbeam
American hornbeams
American ivy
American jay
American jays
American kestrel
American kestrels
American lady crab
American language
American larch
American laurel

Literary usage of American hazel

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Our Northern Shrubs and how to Identify Them: A Handbook for the Nature-lover by Harriet Louise Keeler (1903)
"Winter Branch of american hazel-nut. Catkins scattered along the branch, ... The fruit of the american hazel resembles the filbert of commerce ; in flavor ..."

2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"Two species are native to the United States, the american hazel (Corylus Americana), and the beaked or California ha/el (Corylus rostrata), neither of which ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1876)
"Shall we say that these ferns and along with them-our two species of American Hazel and many other familiar plants, have propagated themselves unchanged for ..."

4. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1905)
"... intermixed in the vallies with the sugar-tree and the fagus sylvatica, and on the hills, with an undergrowth of the american hazel, and the shot-bush or ..."

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