Definitions of Corylus
  1. noun
    deciduous monoecious nut-bearing shrubs of small trees: hazel; sometimes placed in the subfamily or family Corylaceae
    synonyms: genus Corylus
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    type of:
    hamamelid dicot genus
    genus of mostly woody relatively primitive dicotyledonous flowering plants with flowers often unisexual and often borne in catkins
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