Definition of Fagus
1. Noun. Beeches.
Generic synonyms: Hamamelid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Beech Family, Fagaceae, Family Fagaceae
Member holonyms: Beech, Beech Tree, Common Beech, European Beech, Fagus Sylvatica, Copper Beech, Fagus Purpurea, Fagus Sylvatica Atropunicea, Fagus Sylvatica Purpurea, Purple Beech, American Beech, Fagus Americana, Fagus Grandifolia, Red Beech, White Beech, Fagus Pendula, Fagus Sylvatica Pendula, Weeping Beech, Japanese Beech
Definition of Fagus
1. Proper noun. the Celtic god of beech trees ¹
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Literary usage of Fagus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"Beech is well known on the eastern continent. The common beech (Fagus ... Fagus is from phago, to eat, and refers to the nut. The name Ironwood has been ..."
2. Handbook of Practical Botany for the Botanical Laboratory and Private Student by Eduard Strasburger, William Hillhouse (1900)
"Leaf of Fagus sylvatica.—As a second object for study we select the leaf of the ... Cross-section through the leaf of Fagus sylvatica. ep, epidermis; pi. ..."
3. A Manual of Dangerous Insects Likely to be Introduced in the United States by United States Bureau of Entomology (1918)
"... assimilis Maskell; New Zealand; attacks Fagus menziesii and F. fusca. ... pulchellus Maskell; New Zealand; Fagus fusca, F. menziesii, ..."
4. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1800)
"XXIII. dn Account of a remarkable Variety of the "Beech, Fagus Syha- tica. ... growing wild in * Fagus ..."
5. Flora Cestrica: An Attempt to Enumerate and Describe the Flowering and by William Darlington (1837)
"Fagus. L. Л'и«. Сея. 753. [Latin,—originally from the Greek ... WOOD Fagus. Vulgo—Beech tree. White Beech. Stem 30 to 50 or GO feel high, and 1 lo near 2 ..."