Definition of Red beech

1. Noun. North American forest tree with light green leaves and edible nuts.

Exact synonyms: American Beech, Fagus Americana, Fagus Grandifolia, White Beech
Group relationships: Fagus, Genus Fagus
Generic synonyms: Beech, Beech Tree

2. Noun. Large tree of Australasia.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Beech

red alga
red algae
red amaranth
red angel's trumpet
red ant
red ants
red ash
red atrophy
red bandfish
red baneberry
red bat
red bay
red bean
red beans
red bearberry
red beech (current term)
red beet
red biddy
red birch
red bird's eye
red blood cell
red blood cell cast
red blood cell count
red blood cell indices
red blood cells
red bone marrow
red brick universities
red brick university
red bryony

Literary usage of Red beech

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

1. The North American Sylva, Or, A Description of the Forest Trees, of the by François André Michaux, Augustus Lucas Hillhouse (1819)
"... of unknown origin , with dull red and sometimes with purple foliage, is cultivated in the gardens. The red beech bears a greater resemblance to that of ..."

2. The Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs: Embracing All by Cuthbert William Johnson (1844)
"In the Middle, Western, and Southern States the red beech does not exist, ... The white beech is more slender and less branchy than the red beech; ..."

3. A History of the Vegetable Kingdom: Embracing the Physiology of Plants, with by William Rhind (1857)
"The red beech, /. ferruginea, is almost exclusively confined to the north-eastern parts of the United States; and to the provinces of Canada, New Brunswick, ..."

4. Remarks on Forest Scenery, and Other Woodland Views by William Gilpin (1834)
"A red beech, fifteen or eighteen inches in diameter, consists of three ... Besides this, the wood of the red beech is stronger, tougher, and more compact. ..."

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