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(beeches; family Fagaceae)

A genus of trees, each cupule of whose fruits encloses two oily nuts. The wood is hard, close-grained, and valuable. There are 10 species, occurring in northern temperate regions.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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