blue beechblue beech
A hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana) native to eastern and central North America.
Origin of blue beechFrom the bluish-gray color of its bark
(countable and uncountable, plural blue beeches)
- Carpinus caroliniana, a species of deciduous tree.
- (uncountable) The wood of this species.
- (countable) A tree of this species.