copper beech

noun

Definition of copper beech

: a beech with shining coppery-red leaves that is a widely planted cultivar of a beech (Fagus sylvatica) native to Europe

Examples of copper beech in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To create hedges, Ms. Johnsen suggests using traditional privet and arborvitaes combined with trees such as the deer-resistant copper beech, which can grow into a type of vegetative screening. Hannah Selinger, WSJ, 19 Nov. 2020 Phillips said that copper beech trees are not that common and most of the wood used by his firm is oak, ash and walnut. Frederick N. Rasmussen, baltimoresun.com, 6 Nov. 2020 Scott gathered the family in front of a large copper beech tree near the parking lot to take photos, and Eli’s smile was genuine. Tara Bahrampour, Washington Post, 20 Dec. 2019 While the copper beech that Roosevelt planted will no longer stand at his beloved Sagamore Hill, its legacy will not disappear from the property. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian, 1 July 2019 He was absorbed, sweet as a plumcot [also his creation], easy on the eyes, and a copper beech continues to extend its lovely limbs across his front yard. C.d. Wright, Harper's magazine, 10 Jan. 2019 The wood was salvaged from a European copper beech tree that was brought to America in 1820 to honor the bicentennial of the pilgrims landing at Plymouth Rock. Chris R. Vaccaro, New York Times, 5 July 2018 He was absorbed, sweet as a plumcot [also his creation], easy on the eyes, and a copper beech continues to extend its lovely limbs across his front yard. C.d. Wright, Harper's magazine, 10 Jan. 2019 The wood was salvaged from a European copper beech tree that was brought to America in 1820 to honor the bicentennial of the pilgrims landing at Plymouth Rock. Chris R. Vaccaro, New York Times, 5 July 2018

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First Known Use of copper beech

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Copper beech.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/copper%20beech. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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