American beech


Definition of American beech

: a forest tree (Fagus grandifolia) having smooth gray bark, light green leaves, and edible nuts

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First Known Use of American beech

1785, in the meaning defined above

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“American beech.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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