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Definition of Beech mast
Beech mastBeech Beech, n.; pl. Beeches. [OE. beche, AS. b?ce; akin to
D. beuk, OHG. buocha, G. buche, Icel. beyki, Dan. b["o]g, Sw.
bok, Russ. buk, L. fagus, Gr. ? oak, ? to eat, Skr. bhaksh;
the tree being named originally from the esculent fruit. See
Book, and cf. 7th Buck, Buckwheat.] (Bot.)
A tree of the genus Fagus.
Note: It grows to a large size, having a smooth bark and
thick foliage, and bears an edible triangular nut, of
which swine are fond. The Fagus sylvatica is the
European species, and the F. ferruginea that of
Beech drops (Bot.), a parasitic plant which grows on the
roots of beeches (Epiphegus Americana).
Beech marten (Zo["o]l.), the stone marten of Europe
Beech mast, the nuts of the beech, esp. as they lie under
the trees, in autumn.
Beech oil, oil expressed from the mast or nuts of the beech
Cooper beech, a variety of the European beech with
copper-colored, shining leaves.
Meaning of Beech mast from wikipedia
- Beech mast
to: The nuts of the beech
tree (****us) A season
of high seed production
by the southern beech
(Notho****us) This disambiguation
- spring shortly after
the new leaves
appear. The fruit
of the beech
, is found
in small burrs
that drop from the tree in autumn...
crop of seeds
and is known
as the beech mast
. In New Zealand, the beech mast causes
in the po****tion of introduced
all known types
sources, such as acorns
and beech mast
, weed seeds, grain, fruits
berries, peanuts, bread, meat, small...
- flock. Such large gatherings occur especially
if beech mast
is abundant. Bramblings
do not require beech mast
in the winter, but winter flocks
- ****er than those
with more limited
resources. Beech mast crops
from year to year. Where beech mast
is an important
part of the diet, adult
on land. They mainly
and seeds, especially beech mast
. The species
will also add snails, insects
fish to its diet...
- difference between
a mast seeding
year and a non-mast seeding
year can be thousands
of acorns, hickory
nuts, etc. Mast seeding
to birds, stoats
eat insects, mice and rats. During
", when southern beech trees
(Notho****us species) produce
a far greater amount
- seeds. They often forage
on the ground, particularly
with high beech mast
****, will join winter
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