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Definition of Beech
BeechBeech 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 from wikipedia
(****us) is a genus
of deciduous trees
in the family
Europe, Asia and North
America. Recent classifications
- ****us sylvatica, the European beech
or common beech
is a deciduous
to the beech family
****aceae. ****us sylvatica
is a large
- The weeping beech
, ****us sylvatica
'Pendula', is a cultivar
of the deciduous European beech
. The original
tree was found
in the grounds
of an English...
- 18 (or "Twin Beech
", as it is also known) is a 6- to 11-seat, twin-engined, low-wing, tailwheel light aircraft manufactured
by the Beech Aircraft
- Walter Herschel Beech
(January 30, 1891 – November
29, 1950) was an American aviator
and early aviation entrepreneur
who co-founded the Beech Aircraft
- The beech marten
(Martes foina), also known
as the stone
marten, house marten
or white breasted
marten, is a species
of marten native
to much of Europe...
in Wichita, Kansas. Originally, it was a brand
of Beech Aircraft
Corporation, an American manufacturer
is an American general aviation aircraft introduced
in 1947 by Beech Aircraft Corporation
of Wichita, Kansas. The six-seater, single-engined...
- ****us grandifolia, the American beech
or North American beech
, is a species
to the eastern United States
and extreme southeast
- The dwarf beech
, ****us sylvatica Tortuosa
Group, is a rare cultivar group
of the European Beech
than 1500 older specimens
in Europe. It is...
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