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beech

beech

 
pronunciation:
bich
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a deciduous tree of temperate regions that has smooth gray bark and bears small, edible nuts.
We sat under a beech and listened to the rustling of the leaves.
 
definition 2: the wood of this tree.
The wooden toys are made of beech.
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