Meaning of “copper beech” in the English Dictionary


"copper beech" in English

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copper beechnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkɒp.ə ˈbiːtʃ/ us /ˌkɑː.pɚ ˈbiːtʃ/

Examples from literature

  • Every once in a while one came across a huge copper beech, and gloomy close-clipped hedges of yew divided the garden proper from the adjacent park. 
  • For under a great copper beech on the grass in front of her a man was standing. 
  • The bright berries of the ash, the brilliant foliage of the sugar maple, the blossoms of the tulip tree, the bark of the white birch, and the leaves of the copper beech—all these are beauty points to consider. 
  • There were the tall elms and the copper beech and all the proud company of spreading giants—what were five years to them? 
  • Two fine houses, white-shuttered and having the usual vacant appearance, stand on steep slopes surrounded by great cedars of Lebanon and a copper beech. 

(Definition of “copper beech” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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