beech tree


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Noun1.beech tree - any of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns and smooth grey bark and small sweet edible triangular nuts enclosed in bursbeech tree - 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
beechnut - small sweet triangular nut of any of various beech trees
Fagus, genus Fagus - beeches
beechwood, beech - wood of any of various beech trees; used for flooring and containers and plywood and tool handles
common beech, European beech, Fagus sylvatica - large European beech with minutely-toothed leaves; widely planted as an ornamental in North America
copper beech, Fagus purpurea, Fagus sylvatica atropunicea, Fagus sylvatica purpurea, purple beech - variety of European beech with shining purple or copper-colored leaves
American beech, Fagus americana, Fagus grandifolia, red beech, white beech - North American forest tree with light green leaves and edible nuts
Fagus pendula, Fagus sylvatica pendula, weeping beech - variety of European beech with pendulous limbs
Japanese beech - a beech native to Japan having soft light yellowish-brown wood
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
Translations
buk
bøgetræ
pyökki
bukva
ブナ
너도밤나무
bok
ต้นบีช
cây sồi

beech tree

شَجَرَةُ الزَّان buk bøgetræ Buche οξιά haya pyökki hêtre bukva faggio ブナ 너도밤나무 beukenboom bøk buk faia бук bok ต้นบีช kayın ağacı cây sồi 山毛榉
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A beech tree on the slopes of the Pyrenees is just what a beech tree here in these Carlisle woods is; and there used to be an old pine hereabouts whose twin brother I was well acquainted with in a dell among the Apennines.
After the June baby and I had been welcomed back by the other two with as many hugs as though we had been restored to them from great perils, and while we were peacefully drinking tea under a beech tree, I happened to look up into its mazy green, and there, on a branch quite close to my head, sat a little baby owl.
But looking about I saw one perched high up in the branches of the beech tree, and then to my dismay one lying dead on the ground.
And, making a sign to me to deaden the sound of my steps, he led me across the path to the trunk of a tall beech tree, the white bole of which was visible in the darkness.
So saying, Robin Hood stepped forth from the shade of the beech tree, crossed the stile, and stood in the middle of the road, with his hands on his hips, in the stranger's path.
He put courage into his heart, and stood by his side to guard him, leaning against a beech tree and shrouded in thick darkness.
Then, with a whistling note that rose above the droning of the pit, the beam swung close over their heads, lighting the tops of the beech trees that line the road, and splitting the bricks, smashing the windows, firing the window frames, and bring- ing down in crumbling ruin a portion of the gable of the house nearest the corner.
This was not a boast, but a hope, at once bold and devoutly humble, that he might bring the Muse(but lately come to Italy from her cloudy Grecian mountains), not to the capital, the palatia Romana, but to his own little I country'; to his father's fields, `sloping down to the river and to the old beech trees with broken tops.
Past the pond and along a path that followed Wine Creek he went until he came to a grove of beech trees.
About half a mile from the town, standing in an old park famous for its huge beech trees, is the ancient Manor House of Birlstone.
WARWICKSHIRE telematics company RS Connect has secured investment from Beech Tree Private Equity (BTPE) to support its growth plans.
Two cars came a cropper at Paddington House Hotel in Warrington after gales brought down a 100ft beech tree.