A tree associated with genus Fagus
- timber of any of numerous beech trees; utilized for flooring and containers and plywood and tool manages
- any of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns and smooth grey bark and small sweet edible triangular nuts enclosed in burs; north temperate regions
- A tree for the genus Fagus.
Old English bece "beech," from Proto-Germanic *bokjon (cognates: Old Norse bok, Dutch beuk, Flemish boek, Old tall German buohha, German Buche, center Dutch boeke "beech"), from PIE root *bhagos "beech tree" (cognate with Greek phegos "oak," Latin fagus "beech;" see fagus). Previously with adjectival kind beechen. Also see book (n.).
(letter.) A tree associated with the genus Fagus.
Sessiliflora), of birch (Betula tomentosa), of ash (Fraxinus excelsior), and of beech (Fagus sylvatica).