beech vs beechwood what difference

what is difference between beech and beechwood

English

Wikispecies

Etymology

From Middle English beche, from Old English bēċe, from Proto-West Germanic *bōkijā (beech). Doublet of buky.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: bēch, IPA(key): /biːt͡ʃ/
  • Rhymes: -iːtʃ
  • Homophone: beach

Noun

beech (plural beeches)

  1. A tree of the genus Fagus having a smooth, light grey trunk, oval, pointed leaves and many branches.
  2. The wood of the beech tree.

Synonyms

  • beech tree

Derived terms

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English

Etymology

beech +‎ wood

Noun

beechwood (countable and uncountable, plural beechwoods)

  1. The wood of beech trees (Fagus spp.).
  2. A wood largely populated with beech trees.

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