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|Noun||1.||wych hazel - any of several shrubs or trees of the genus Hamamelis; bark yields an astringent lotion|
Hamamelis virginiana, Virginian witch hazel - common shrub of eastern North America having small yellow flowers after the leaves have fallen
Hamamelis vernalis, vernal witch hazel - fragrant shrub of lower Mississippi valley having very small flowers from midwinter to spring
|2.||wych hazel - lotion consisting of an astringent alcoholic solution containing an extract from the witch hazel plant|