Beech vs Beechwood - What's the difference?

beech | beechwood |


As nouns the difference between beech and beechwood

is that beech is a tree of the genus fagus having a smooth, light grey trunk, oval, pointed leaves and many branches while beechwood is the wood of the beech tree.

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beech

English

(wikipedia beech) (Fagus)

Noun

(es)
  • A tree of the genus Fagus having a smooth, light grey trunk, oval, pointed leaves and many branches.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1907, author=
  • , title=The Dust of Conflict , chapter=1 citation , passage=A beech wood with silver firs in it rolled down the face of the hill, and the maze of leafless twigs and dusky spires cut sharp against the soft blueness of the evening sky.}}
  • The wood of the beech tree.
  • Synonyms

    * beech tree

    Derived terms

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    beechwood

    English

    Noun

  • The wood of the beech tree.
  • A wood largely populated with beech trees.