beechmast


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beechmast

(ˈbiːtʃmɑːst)
n
(Botany) botany collective term for beech nuts, esp when lying on the ground
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beechmast

[ˈbiːtʃmɑːst] Nhayucos mpl
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124} by the fountain Arethusa, where they are fattening on beechmast and spring water after their manner.
Even as late as the 1860s, flocks numbered tens of millions as they migrated in search of beechmast and acorns; some nesting colonies extended for 40 miles, and trees would break under the weight of the birds.