Of course, I take nuts and beech-mast and acorns, when they fall; and I admit that I am a regular whale for fir-cones.
The pigeons came only when there was beech-mast in the woods.
Buckwheat (Bucheweizen) derives its name from the similarity of its angular seeds to beech-mast.
They had come to rent the beech-mast district in the Tordona forests.
Beech-nuts—or beech-mast, as it is called—are eaten by many animals.
Beech often appears in compounds as Buck-; cf. buckwheat, so called because the grains are of the shape of beech-mast.
At the end of autumn, and in winter, most of them withdraw into the woods where they feed on beech-mast, nuts and acorns.
beech-mast rather increased than appeased his hunger; and nothing came in view that could be shot.
Its chief food is the beech-mast; but it also lives on acorns, and grain of all sorts—especially rice.
Hogs eat acorns and beech-mast greedily, and so far thrive on this food that it is an easy matter to fatten them afterwards.