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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns and smooth grey bark and small sweet edible triangular nuts enclosed in burs.

Usage examples (36)
  • The whole long range of hills was clad in beech woods, and beautiful, turreted castles peeped out here and there.
  • But a beech is a spindly thing compared to an oak.
  • A native porphyritic green stone called beech-bowlder.
  • The plants are beech, which is common and of large size. for more
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  • The "beech" (kind of tree) grew near the "beach" (sandy edge where land meets water).
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