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Definition of Beeches

Beeches
Beech 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 America. 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 (Mustela foina). 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 tree. Cooper beech, a variety of the European beech with copper-colored, shining leaves.

Meaning of Beeches from wikipedia

- includes oaks and chestnuts. The southern beeches (genus Notho****us) previously thought closely related to beeches, are now treated as members of a separate...
- common European beech or another dwarf beech. Concerning the beechnuts of dwarf beeches, which are always pollinated by common European beeches because their...
- productions that have been shot at Burnham Beeches. Filming is tightly controlled in recognition of the Beeches' international importance for wildlife. Filming...
- The Beeches may refer to: Beeches (Frankfort, Kentucky), a brick house in Frankfort, Kentucky, listed on the National Register of Historic Places The...
- Perry Beeches area of Birminghamin the West Midlands of England. Previously a community school administered by Birmingham City Council, Perry Beeches School...
- the Northeastern United States. Beeches has been described as one of Durand's earlier works of Naturalist art. The Beeches was painted by Asher Brown Durand...
- Beeches (1912), starring Georges Tréville and directed, though uncredited, by Adrien Caillard, as part of the Éclair film series. The Copper Beeches (1912)...
- of the old English bece "beech-tree" hence "dweller by the beech tree". People called Beeching include:- Henry Charles Beeching (1859–1919) clergyman, author...
- the Copper Beeches", a Sherlock Holmes story by Arthur Conan Doyle, part of the collection The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes The Copper Beech, a 1992 novel...
- reaches the ground. Young beeches prefer some shade and may grow poorly in full sunlight. In a clear-cut forest a European beech will germinate and then...