Definition of Red beech
1. Noun. North American forest tree with light green leaves and edible nuts.
Group relationships: Fagus, Genus Fagus
Generic synonyms: Beech, Beech Tree
2. Noun. Large tree of Australasia.
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Beech
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. ..."