Definition of Myrtle beech
1. Noun. Large evergreen tree of Tasmania.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrtle Beech
Literary usage of Myrtle beech
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"... called Brush-myrtle beech and Brush Cherry. In Tasmania, all the Beeches are called Myrtles, and there are extensive forests of the Beech Fagus ..."
2. The Gallery of Marianne North's Paintings of Plants and Their Homes, Royal by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, William Botting Hemsley (1886)
"myrtle beech (Fagus Cunningham.il, Hook.). Tasmania and Victoria.—Common in the former country and constituting the greater part of the forest in some parts ..."
3. Handbook of South Carolina: Resources, Institutions and Industries of the by Ebbie Julian Watson (1908)
"In the eastern division of the Tertiary the sea waves, along myrtle beech, cast upon the shores fragments of the equivalent marl, from the bed of the ..."
4. Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South by South Carolina (1914)
"... Co 434 Loris Hardware and Furniture Co 434 myrtle beech Farms Co 434 One-Price Shoe Store 434 Quattlebaum Ice Co 434 The Loris Publishing Co., ..."