Definition of Fagus sylvatica

1. Noun. Large European beech with minutely-toothed leaves; widely planted as an ornamental in North America.

Exact synonyms: Common Beech, European Beech
Group relationships: Fagus, Genus Fagus
Generic synonyms: Beech, Beech Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fagus Sylvatica

Faeroese
Fafnir
Fagaceae
Fagales
Fagatogo
Faget's sign
Fagin
Fagopyrum
Fagopyrum esculentum
Fagus
Fagus americana
Fagus grandifolia
Fagus pendula
Fagus purpurea
Fagus sylvatica (current term)
Fagus sylvatica atropunicea
Fagus sylvatica pendula
Fagus sylvatica purpurea
Fahd
Fahd ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud
Faheem
Fahr's disease
Fahraeus-Lindqvist effect
Fahrenheit
Fahrenheit scale
Fahrenheit thermometer
Fahrvergnügen
Faihriem
Fair Isle

Literary usage of Fagus sylvatica

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1. 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. ..."

2. London Trees: Being an Account of the Trees that Succeed in London, with a by Angus Duncan Webster (1920)
"... Beech (Fagus sylvatica) JUDGING from the existing specimens of the Beech that are to be found in the centre of London, there can be little doubt that a ..."

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