Wych-hazel
Wych-hazel Wych"-ha`zel, n. (Bot.) The wych-elm; -- so called because its leaves are like those of the hazel. [1913 Webster]

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  • wych-hazel — n. 1 var. of WITCH HAZEL. 2 = WYCH ELM. * * * wychˈ hazel a less common spelling of ↑witch hazel • • • Main Entry: ↑wych …   Useful english dictionary

  • wych hazel — noun 1. any of several shrubs or trees of the genus Hamamelis; bark yields an astringent lotion • Syn: ↑witch hazel, ↑witch hazel plant, ↑wych hazel plant • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wych hazel — noun variant spelling of witch hazel …   English new terms dictionary

  • wych-hazel — /ˈwɪtʃ heɪzəl/ (say wich hayzuhl) noun → witch hazel …   Australian English dictionary

  • wych hazel plant — noun any of several shrubs or trees of the genus Hamamelis; bark yields an astringent lotion • Syn: ↑witch hazel, ↑witch hazel plant, ↑wych hazel • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wych-ha|zel — «WIHCH HAY zuhl», noun. 1. = witch hazel. (Cf. ↑witch hazel) 2. = wych elm. (Cf. ↑wych elm) …   Useful english dictionary

  • wych — see WITCH HAZEL (Cf. witch hazel) …   Etymology dictionary

  • wych-elm — [wich′elm΄] n. 〚< ME wyche (see WITCH HAZEL) + ELM: from the pliant branches〛 1. a small variety of elm (Ulmus glabra), native to Europe and N Asia 2. its wood * * * …   Universalium

  • wych-elm — [wich′elm΄] n. [< ME wyche (see WITCH HAZEL) + ELM: from the pliant branches] 1. a small variety of elm (Ulmus glabra), native to Europe and N Asia 2. its wood …   English World dictionary

  • wych-elm — n. a species of elm, Ulmus glabra. * * * wychˈ elm noun A common wild elm, also called Scotch elm or witch hazel • • • Main Entry: ↑wych * * * wych elm «WIHCH EHLM», noun. 1. an elm tree found especially in northern and western Europe, having… …   Useful english dictionary

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