Chinese witch hazel

noun

Definition of Chinese witch hazel

: either of two plants of the family Hamamelidaceae that are native to China:
a : a white-flowered evergreen shrub or small tree (Loropetalum chinense)
b : a large deciduous shrub (Hamamelis mollis) having large fragrant yellow flowers

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“Chinese witch hazel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chinese%20witch%20hazel. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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