copper beech
noun Date: 1846 a beech with shining coppery-red leaves that is a widely planted cultivar of a beech (Fagus sylvatica) native to Europe

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  • Copper beech — may refer to: An ornamental cultivar of the European Beech, Fagus sylvatica The Adventure of the Copper Beeches, a Sherlock Holmes story by Arthur Conan Doyle, part of the collection The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes The Copper Beech, a 1992… …   Wikipedia

  • copper-beech — copper beechˈ noun A variety of the common beech with purplish, copper coloured leaves • • • Main Entry: ↑copper …   Useful english dictionary

  • copper beech — noun count a type of BEECH tree that has purple brown leaves …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • copper beech — copper beeches N VAR A copper beech is a type of tree with reddish brown leaves …   English dictionary

  • copper beech — n a large European tree with purple brown leaves …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • copper beech — noun variety of European beech with shining purple or copper colored leaves • Syn: ↑purple beech, ↑Fagus sylvatica atropunicea, ↑Fagus purpurea, ↑Fagus sylvatica purpurea • Hypernyms: ↑beech, ↑beech tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • copper beech — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms copper beech : singular copper beech plural copper beeches a type of beech tree that has purple brown leaves …   English dictionary

  • copper beech — a variety of the European beech, Fagus sylvatica atropunicea, having purplish or copper red leaves. Also called purple beech. * * * …   Universalium

  • copper beech — cop′per beech′ n. bot (boi pln) a variety of the European beech, Fagus sylvatica atropunicea, having purplish or copper red leaves …   From formal English to slang

  • copper beech — /kɒpə ˈbitʃ/ (say kopuh beech) noun a variety of the beech, Fagus sylvatica, with reddish brown leaves …   Australian English dictionary

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