- Consisting or made of the wood or bark of the beech.
Variant of beech
designating a family (Fagaceae, order Fagales) of dicotyledonous trees, including the oaks and chestnuts
Origin of beechMiddle English beche ; from Old English boece, bece: see book
- any of a genus (Fagus) of trees of the beech family, with smooth, gray bark, hard wood, dark-green leaves, and edible three-cornered nuts
- the wood of the trees of this genus