Definition of beechmast in English:

beechmast

Line breaks: beech|mast
Pronunciation: /ˈbiːtʃmɑːst
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The angular brown nuts of the beech tree, pairs of which are enclosed in a prickly case.
More example sentences
  • When beechmast is exhausted, bramblings will flock with other finches on arable land, feeding on any weed seeds or grain.

Origin

late 16th century: from beech + mast2.

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