American beech

noun
North American forest tree with light green leaves and edible nuts
Hypernyms: ↑beech, ↑beech tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Fagus, ↑genus Fagus

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized A
: a forest tree (Fagus grandifolia) having smooth gray bark, light green leaves, and edible nuts

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • beech tree — noun any of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns and smooth grey bark and small sweet edible triangular nuts enclosed in burs; north temperate regions • Syn: ↑beech • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Hyponyms: ↑common beech, ↑European… …   Useful english dictionary

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