Definition of Beech family

1. Noun. Chiefly monoecious trees and shrubs: beeches; chestnuts; oaks; genera Castanea, Castanopsis, Chrysolepis, Fagus, Lithocarpus, Nothofagus, Quercus.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Beech Family

bee moth
bee orchid
bee smoker
bee smokers
bee sting
bee sting kit
bee stings
bee toxin
bee venoms
beebalm
beebee
beebees
beebread
beebreads
beech
beech family (current term)
beech fern
beech marten
beech martens
beech mast
beech masts
beech oil
beech snap
beech tree
beechdrops
beechen
beeches
beechier
beechiest
beechmast

Literary usage of Beech family

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"... OR beech family. A family of monoecious trees or shrubs which are of a very \\ide geographic distribution. The three general representatives are beech ..."

2. The Forester's Manual: Or, The Forest Trees of Eastern North America by Ernest Thompson Seton (1912)
"... beech family WHITE OAK. (Quercus alba) A grand forest tree; over 100 feet up to 150 feet high. The finest and most valuable of our oaks. ..."

3. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy for Students of Pharmacy, and by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"... /E, OR beech family. A family of monoecious trees or shrubs which are of a very wide geographic distribution. The three general representatives are ..."

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