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beech

Edited by T. F. Hoad

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780192830982
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727153
beech

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forest tree of the genus Fagus. OE. bēċe = MLG. bōke :- Gmc. *bōkjōn (wk. fem.), rel. to

Reference Entry.  48 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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