ham·a·me·lis noun \ˌham-ə-ˈmē-ləs\
capitalized : a genus of shrubs or small trees (family Hamamelidaceae) having pinnately veined leaves and clustered flowers with elongated ribbon-shaped petals and including the witch hazels
: the dried leaves of a witch hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) of the eastern United States used especially formerly as a tonic and sedative
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