Hazel grouse
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} (Zo["o]l.), 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]


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  • Hazel Grouse — Taxobox name = Hazel Grouse status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Galliformes familia = Tetraonidae genus = Bonasa species = B. bonasia binomial = Bonasa bonasia… …   Wikipedia

  • Hazel Grouse — jerubė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Bonasia Bonasia angl. Hazel Grouse vok. Haselhuhn …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • hazel grouse — paprastoji jerubė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Bonasa bonasia; Tetrastes bonasia angl. hazel grouse vok. Haselhuhn, n rus. рябчик, m pranc. gélinotte des bois, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – jerubės sinonimas – jerubė …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • hazel grouse — a European woodland grouse, Tetrastes bonasia, somewhat resembling the North American ruffed grouse. Also called hazel hen. [1775 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • hazel grouse — n. woodland grouse native of Europe, hazel hen …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hazel grouse — noun see hazel hen …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hazel grouse — noun A bird in grouse family, Bonasa bonasia …   Wiktionary

  • hazel grouse — noun a small woodland grouse with mainly greyish plumage. [Bonasa bonasia.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • hazel grouse — noun see hazel hen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hazel (disambiguation) — Hazel may refer to: Contents 1 Plants and animals 2 Persons 3 Places 4 …   Wikipedia

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