from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A genus of beeches of temperate southern hemisphere except Africa; the southern beech.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of evergreen or deciduous trees or shrubs belonging to the family Fagaceæ, and closely related to Fagus, to which it was formerly referred by many authors.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. beeches of temperate southern hemisphere except Africa: southern beech
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