Beech

Beech ist der Name folgender Personen:

  • Kris Beech (* 1981), kanadischer Eishockeyspieler
  • Olive Ann Beech (1903–1993), US-amerikanische Unternehmerin, Ehefrau Walter Beechs
  • Walter Beech (1891–1950), US-amerikanischer Pilot, Flugzeugkonstrukteur und Unternehmer


Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten:

  • Beech (Iowa)
  • Beech (Kentucky)
  • Beech (Michigan)
  • Beech (North Carolina)
  • Beech (West Virginia)

Sonstiges:

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  • Beech — Beech, n.; pl. {Beeches}. [OE. beche, AS. b?ce; akin to D. beuk, OHG. buocha, G. buche, Icel. beyki, Dan. b[ o]g, Sw. bok, Russ. buk, L. fagus, Gr. ? oak, ? to eat, Skr. bhaksh; the tree being named originally from the esculent fruit. See {Book} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beech — (n.) O.E. bece beech, from P.Gmc. *bokjon (Cf. O.N. bok, Du. beuk, Flem. boek, O.H.G. buohha, Ger. Buche, M.Du. boeke beech ), from PIE root *bhagos beech tree (Cf. Gk. phegos oak, L …   Etymology dictionary

  • beech — [ bitʃ ] noun beech or beech tree count a large tree with smooth gray BARK and small nuts a. uncount the wood of a beech tree …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • beech — beech; beech·en; beech·nut; …   English syllables

  • beech — [bēch] adj. [ME beche < OE boece, bece: see BOOK] designating a family (Fagaceae, order Fagales) of dicotyledonous trees, including the oaks and chestnuts n. 1. any of a genus (Fagus) of trees of the beech family, with smooth, gray bark, hard… …   English World dictionary

  • beech — [bi:tʃ] n [U and C] [: Old English; Origin: bece] a large tree with smooth grey ↑bark (=outer covering) , or the wood from this tree …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • beech — ► NOUN ▪ a large tree with smooth grey bark and hard, pale wood. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • Beech — For the babyfood, see Beech Nut .Taxobox name = Beech image width = 260px image caption = European Beech leaves and cupules regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fagales familia = Fagaceae genus = Fagus genus… …   Wikipedia

  • beech — beechen, adj. beechy, adj. /beech/, n. 1. any tree of the genus Fagus, of temperate regions, having a smooth gray bark and bearing small, edible, triangular nuts. 2. Also called beechwood. the wood of such a tree. 3. any member of the plant… …   Universalium

  • beech — [OE] Like many other tree names, beech goes back a long way into the past, and is not always what it seems. Among early relatives Latin fāgus meant ‘beech’ (whence the tree’s modern scientific name), but Greek phāgós, for example, referred to an… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

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