In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The birds were singing and the hazel catkins were open.
- Oak, ash, hazel, cherry and holly will do well on dry sites.
- The native trees planted include oak, ash, birch, alder, hazel, yew, and Scots pine.
- The scrub provides a good habitat for song birds including a small area of hazel coppice.
- The oak tree across the road is practically bare but the beeches and hazels behind it are still fully leafed.
- He could clearly distinguish elders, hazels and sloes.
- Cultivation of hazels probably began in classical times in Europe.
- Both of the island chains were once covered in dense woodlands of birch, alder, willow, hazel, rowan and aspen.
- Oak, hazel, willow, and lime were among the most useful trees to be cultivated.
- The course is aimed at beginners, and will help them spot the difference between the hazel and the hawthorn, and the beech from a birch.
- The marsh gave way gradually to dry land, and the reeds and willows to hazels and elders.
- A small section of the woodland consists of hazel coppice.
- The vast forested areas grew colossal numbers of trees such as hazel, oak, ash, beech, and many others.
- Half of the field will be planted with native ash, along with cherry, rowan and hazel trees.
2(wood)madera de avellano feminineavellano masculine
3(color)color avellana masculine(eyes) color avellana
- He was naturally tanned, had really dark brown hair and deep hazel eyes.
- The young boy's eyes were a golden hazel, like his father's.
- He has hazel coloured eyes that actually light up every time he smiles or laughs.
- The boy looked to be about my age with mousy hair and hazel eyes.
- She motioned towards a cute hazel eyed guy with dark hair.
- She couldn't quite put her finger on the colour; not quite hazel, not quite green.
- Her hair had hazel highlights.
- She was short with long wavy brown hair and hazel eyes.
- He was the taller of them, with sharp blue eyes and hazel coloured hair.
- I had large eyes that most people described as cute; they were a murky hazel.
- Her eyes, hazel in colour, were very piercing.
- I was slightly uncomfortable under her intense gaze and I tried to ignore the way her hazel eyes bore into me.
- She had long luscious brown hair and hazel colored eyes.
- A man with auburn hair and hazel eyes stalked purposefully into the room.
- After a year in a hospital, her eyes were still a green hazel, but they were dull, no longer bright.
- There is a distinct look of fear about his round hazel eyes.
- She always found it strange he has blue eyes and all the other men in his family have greenish hazel eyes.
- His eyes were a soft hazel, with heavy lids and dark circles beneath.
- Dr. Michaels peered through her thin-rimmed glasses and studied her with serious hazel eyes.
- His eyes were a deep kind of hazel brown, which made him look really handsome.
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