beech mast

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noun

the edible nuts of the beech, especially when lying on the ground.

Nearby words

  1. beebread,
  2. beech,
  3. beech fern,
  4. beech grove,
  5. beech marten,
  6. beecham,
  7. beecham, sir thomas,
  8. beechdrops,
  9. beecher,
  10. beecher stowe

Origin of beech mast

First recorded in 1570–80

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