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beech

noun [C, U]
 
 
/biːtʃ/
a large tree with a smooth grey trunk (= main, vertical part) that produces small nutsTypes of woodDeciduous trees
Translations of “beech”
in Korean 너도밤나무…
in Arabic شَجَرة الزان…
in French hêtre…
in Turkish kayın ağacı…
in Italian faggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 山毛櫸…
in Russian бук…
in Polish buk…
in Spanish haya…
in Portuguese faia…
in German die Buche, das Buchenholz…
in Catalan faig…
in Japanese ブナ(の木)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 山毛榉…
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