a beech, Fagus sylvatica, of Europe, cultivated in North America in many ornamental varieties.
noun 1. See under (def 1). noun 1. any of several species of cherry, especially Prunus padus (European bird cherry) of Europe and Asia, and P. pensylvanica (pin cherry) of the U.S. 2. the fruit of any such tree, for which birds have a particular liking. noun 1. a small Eurasian rosaceous tree, Prunus padus, […]
noun, Pathology. 1. . [krip-toh-ko-koh-sis] /ˌkrɪp toʊ kɒˈkoʊ sɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. a disease caused by the fungus Cryptococcus neoformans, chiefly found in soil contaminated by pigeon droppings, and characterized by lesions, especially of the nervous system and lungs. cryptococcosis cryp·to·coc·co·sis (krĭp’tə-kŏ-kō’sĭs) n. A systemic infection caused by Cryptococcus neoformans that can affect the lungs, […]
noun 1. a scarab beetle, Amphimallon majalis.
noun 1. See under (def 1). [ches-nuht, -nuh t] /ˈtʃɛsˌnʌt, -nət/ noun 1. any of the several deciduous trees constituting the genus Castanea, of the beech family, having toothed, oblong leaves and bearing edible nuts enclosed in a prickly bur, and including C. dentata (American chestnut) which has been virtually destroyed by the , C. […]