beech·​drops | \ ˈbēch-ˌdräps How to pronounce beechdrops (audio) \

Definition of beechdrops

: a plant (Epifagus virginiana) of the broomrape family parasitic on the roots of beeches

First Known Use of beechdrops

1813, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of beechdrops was in 1813

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“Beechdrops.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beechdrops. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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