European beech

[ yoor-uh-pee-uhn beech, yur- ]

noun
  1. a beech, Fagus sylvatica, of Europe, cultivated in North America in many ornamental varieties.

Origin of European beech

1
An Americanism dating back to 1860–65
  • Also called com·mon beech [kom-uhn beech] /ˈkɒm ən ˈbitʃ/ .

Words Nearby European beech

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