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One entry found for witch hazel.
Main Entry: witch ha·zel
Pronunciation: primarystresswich-secondarystresshamacr-zschwal
Function: noun
Etymology: from witch, an old name for any of several trees with branches that bend easily, from Old English wice (same meaning)
1 : any of a genus of shrubs or small trees that produce usually yellow flowers with very thin petals in late fall or early spring; especially : one of eastern North America that blooms in the fall
2 : a soothing alcoholic lotion made from the bark of the witch hazel

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