Definition of Beech family
1. Noun. Chiefly monoecious trees and shrubs: beeches; chestnuts; oaks; genera Castanea, Castanopsis, Chrysolepis, Fagus, Lithocarpus, Nothofagus, Quercus.
Generic synonyms: Hamamelid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Fagales, Order Fagales
Member holonyms: Fagus, Genus Fagus, Castanea, Genus Castanea, Castanopsis, Genus Castanopsis, Chrysolepis, Genus Chrysolepis, Genus Lithocarpus, Lithocarpus, Genus Nothofagus, Nothofagus, Genus Quercus, Quercus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Beech Family
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 ..."