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Meaning of HAMAMELIS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  deciduous shrubs or small trees: witch hazel
 

HAMAMELIS is a 9 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: genus Hamamelis
 
 See Also: family Hamamelidaceae, Hamamelidaceae, plant genus, witch hazel, witch-hazel family, wych hazel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ham`a*me"lis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a kind of medlar or
service tree; ? at the same time + ? an apple, any tree
fruit.] (Bot.)
A genus of plants which includes the witch-hazel ({Hamamelis
Virginica}), a preparation of which is used medicinally.

 

 

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