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beechnut

División en sílabas: beech·nut
Pronunciación: /ˈbēCHˌnət
 
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Definición de beechnut en inglés:

sustantivo

The small triangular brown fruit of the beech tree, pairs of which are enclosed in a prickly case. See beechmast.
Example sentences
  • Even maple and ash seeds, with their helicopter-like samaras, may float only a few dozen yards on the wind, while larger seeds, such as acorns, beechnuts, and hickory nuts, drop like stones.
  • Omnivorous, mainly vegetarians in the winter, jays eat many kinds of nuts and seeds, including acorns, beechnuts, grain, berries, and small fruit.
  • Although their diet includes some acorns and beechnuts in the fall, pileated woodpeckers eat mostly ants, flying insects, grubs, and some seeds and fruits.

Words that rhyme with beechnut

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