Definition of hamamelis in English:


Line breaks: hama|me¦lis
Pronunciation: /ˌhaməˈmiːlɪs


  • The witch hazel.
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    • They range in colour from pale lemon to sulphur yellow, but there is also a fiery red variety, hamamelis x intermedia Diane.
    • I wish I would have chosen a hamamelis too when we purchased the bushes for our hedge 2 years ago.
    • The articular field for hamamelis is in disorders involving the venous structures.


mid 18th century: modern Latin (genus name), from Greek hamamēlis 'medlar'.

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