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"beech" in British English

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beechnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /biːtʃ/
a ​tree with a ​smooth, ​grey trunk and ​smallnuts, or the ​wood from this ​tree: a ​row of beeches a ​chair made of beech a beech ​floor/​hedge
(Definition of beech from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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beechnoun [C/U]

 us   /bitʃ/
a ​tree with a ​smooth, ​graytrunk, or the ​wood of this ​tree
(Definition of beech from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “beech”
in Korean 너도밤나무…
in Arabic شَجَرة الزان…
in Malaysian pokok bic, kayu bic…
in French hêtre…
in Russian бук…
in Chinese (Traditional) 山毛櫸…
in Italian faggio…
in Turkish kayın ağacı…
in Polish buk…
in Spanish haya…
in Vietnamese cây sồi, gỗ sồi…
in Portuguese faia…
in Thai ต้นบีช ต้นไม้ชนิดหนึ่งในเขตหนาว, ไม้บีช…
in German die Buche, das Buchenholz…
in Catalan faig…
in Japanese ブナ(の木)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 山毛榉…
in Indonesian pohon besar, kayu…
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