the small, triangular, edible nut of the beech.

1730–40; beech + nut Unabridged
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beechnut (ˈbiːtʃˌnʌt)
the small brown triangular edible nut of the beech tree. Collectively, the nuts are often termed beech mast, esp when lying on the ground

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Hardwood stands can be managed to favor acorn and/or beechnut production.
Provide natural food sources such as acorn, beechnut, and fruits by planting trees and shrubs.
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