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Noun: beech  beech
  1. Any of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns, smooth grey bark, and small sweet edible triangular nuts enclosed in burs; found in north temperate regions
    - beech tree
  2. Wood of any of various beech trees; used for flooring and containers and plywood and tool handles
    - beechwood

Sounds like: beach

Derived forms: beeches

Type of: tree, wood

Part of: Fagus, genus Fagus

Encyclopedia: Beech, Iowa