Heb. luz, (Gen. 30:37), a nutbearing tree. The Hebrew word is
rendered in the Vulgate by amygdalinus, "the almond-tree," which
is probably correct. That tree flourishes in Syria. Bibliography Information Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'Hazel' Eastons Bible Dictionary". bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.