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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small sweet triangular hard-shelled dry fruit or seed of any tree of the genus Fagus characterized by smooth gray bark and hard fine-grained wood.

Usage examples (36)
  • The fruit of the tree, also called "beechnut", is found in the small burrs that drop from tree in Autumn.
  • And frequently, not just once in every 13 years, like our beechnut.
  • The beechnut and the hickory nut are rich and much prized swine food.
  • The opening will be right in front of the big beechnut tree-and for only five seconds. for more
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