Corylus

noun Cor·y·lus \ ˈkȯrələs \

Definition of Corylus

:a genus of shrubs or small trees (family Betulaceae) comprising the hazels and having the nut enclosed in a leafy involucre — see filbert

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Origin and Etymology of corylus

New Latin, from Latin corylus, corulus hazel or filbert shrub


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