Complete Definition of "beech"

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Etymology
Old English bece|bēċe, from Germanic *bōkjōn, a derivative of *bōkō, from Indo-European *bhagos. Cognate with Dutch beuk, German Buche, Swedish bok; and with Greek φηγός ‘oak’, Latin fagus ‘beech’, Russian бузина ‘elder (tree)’. Compare buckwheat, book.

Pronunciation
IPA|biːʧ/
SAMPA|/bi:tS/
AHD|/bēch/
audio|en-us-beech.ogg|Audio (US)

Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-iːtʃ|-iːtʃ

Homophones: beach

Noun
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  1. A tree of the genus Fagus having a smooth, light grey trunk, oval, pointed leaves and many branches.

Synonyms
beech tree

Derived terms
common beech
European beech

Translations
trans-top|tree of Fagus family
Arabic: ARchar|مران|مُرَّان (murrān), ARchar|زان|زَان (zān)
Basque: pago (:eu:pago|eu - pago)
Bosnian: bukva f
Bulgarian: бук
Catalan: faig
Croatian: bukva f
Czech: buk m
Danish: bøg, bøgetræ
Dutch: beuk#Dutch|beuk
Esperanto: fago
Estonian: pöök
Finnish: pyökki
French: hêtre m
German: Buche f
Greek: οξιά (oxia) f (:el:Οξιά|el)
Hebrew: אשור
Hungarian: bükk
Italian: faggio m
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Japanese: ブナ, ぶな (buna)
Latin: fagus m
Norwegian: bøk
Old English: bece|bēċe f
Persian: FAchar|آلش, FAchar|ممرز, FAchar|زان
Polish: buk
Portuguese: faia
Romanian: fag
Russian: бук (buk) m
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: буква f
:Roman: bukva f
Slovene: bukev f
Spanish: haya f
Swedish: bok#Swedish|bok c
Turkish: kayın
Ukrainian: бук
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