beechnut


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beech·nut

 (bēch′nŭt′)
n.
The small, three-sided nut of a beech tree.

beechnut

(ˈbiːtʃˌnʌt)
n
(Plants) the small brown triangular edible nut of the beech tree. See also beechmast

beech•nut

(ˈbitʃˌnʌt)

n.
the nut of the beech.
[1730–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beechnut - small sweet triangular nut of any of various beech treesbeechnut - small sweet triangular nut of any of various beech trees
edible nut - a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell
beech, beech 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
Translations

beechnut

[ˈbiːtʃnʌt] Nhayuco m

beechnut

[ˈbiːtʃˌnʌt] nfaggina
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The thawing snow left the fallen beechnuts of the autumn before uncovered among the dead leaves, and the forest was full of the beautiful birds.
5-acre KIPP West Campus, located at 8500 Highway 6 South near Beechnut, required extensive site remediation and demolition work for the two-phase project.
The company was also the first to introduce age-specific varieties in line with the American Academy of Pediatrics with its BeechNut Stages brand, officials add.
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We chewed our Fruit Stripe and Beechnut clove gum all through the interminably long service.
The merger would have joined the large, efficient Heinz plant with the well-regarded BeechNut brand name, yielding a firm that could compete with industry heavyweight Gerber Products Co.
Shasta and Beechnut Gum to climb the train watch tower.
In Maine, for example, if the blueberry or beechnut crop fails, those bears are in trouble.
An only child whose vain, chilly mother got her various childhood advertising gigs--she was also the Beechnut baby--she left home for college, then married, but soon divorced.
Among the more popular extenders, and substitutes have been; acorn, almond, asparagus, barley, beechnut, beetroot, carrot, chicory, corn cotton-seed dandelion root fig okra-seed pea persimmon-seed rye sassafras-pits sweet potato and wheat.
which we transplanted holly, dogwood, beechnut and sweet gum.