American beech

noun

Definition of American beech

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

First Known Use of American beech

1785, in the meaning defined above

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“American beech.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20beech. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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