American beech

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n American beech North American forest tree with light green leaves and edible nuts
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Usage

In literature:

The trees were taller, and had a darker and more glossy leaf than the American beech.
"The Lands of the Saracen" by Bayard Taylor
The leaves of the European beeches are broader and less serrated than those of the American beech.
"Studies of Trees" by Jacob Joshua Levison
The native walnuts, most species of hickories and the American beech are large-growing and long-lived trees.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
One of Michigan's noblest, hardiest, and most often abused trees is the American beech.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
One of our most decorative native trees is the American beech.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Eleventh Annual Meeting" by Various
Beech, American, *177, 178.
"Getting Acquainted with the Trees" by J. Horace McFarland
THE blue beech, or American hornbeam, belongs to the birch family rather than to the beeches.
"Forest Trees of Illinois" by Fuller George D.
The American hornbeam has bluish gray bark, very fine in texture, from which the name "blue beech," is common in some localities.
"Trees Worth Knowing" by Julia Ellen Rogers
The European beech and chestnut furnish timber of far better quality than that of their American congeners.
"Man and Nature" by George P. Marsh
On the other hand, William A. Beech, "the Hamlet of the American Bar," was a poor cross-examiner.
"The Art of Cross-Examination" by Francis L. Wellman
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In news:

Great Smokey Mountains, Tenn. Birch, American beech, maple, cherry, hobblebush, hickory, sweet gum and oak.
American beech is one of the easiest trees to recognize in winter, according to Helen Hamilton, president of the John Clayton Chapter, Virginia Native Plant Society.
Beech Creek slugs Bellefonte in American Legion baseball action.
The last surviving American veteran of World War I , the speaker at Beech Bottom's Memorial Day service took time to acknowledge another World War I hero.
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