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Zaubernuss

English translation: witch-hazel

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German term or phrase:Zaubernuss
English translation:witch-hazel
Entered by: Henning Bochert
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08:59 Jan 18, 2000
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German term or phrase: Zaubernuss
The "Zaubernuss" is a kind of flower that might be blossoming in December even. So I need a translation or reference to a professional botanical source.
Henning Bochert
Germany
Local time: 09:24
witch hazel
Explanation:
The following definition from my English dictionary corresponds to the German entry in my Duden: "any of a genus (Hamamelis) of small N. American and Asiatic trees and shrubs of the witch hazel family; esp., a tall shrub (Hamamelis virginiana) of E N. America, having yellow, wavy-petaled flowers in late autumn and woody fruit" . . . Webster's New World Dictionary, 2nd College Edition. The late autumn would correspond to having blooms in December.
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Cami Townsend
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naWitch-hazelAgius Language & Translation
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15 mins
witch hazel


Explanation:
The following definition from my English dictionary corresponds to the German entry in my Duden: "any of a genus (Hamamelis) of small N. American and Asiatic trees and shrubs of the witch hazel family; esp., a tall shrub (Hamamelis virginiana) of E N. America, having yellow, wavy-petaled flowers in late autumn and woody fruit" . . . Webster's New World Dictionary, 2nd College Edition. The late autumn would correspond to having blooms in December.

Cami Townsend
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17 mins
Witch-hazel


Explanation:
I would just like to confirm Towns313's definition.
Claire

Agius Language & Translation
United Kingdom
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