Definition of Southland beech in US English:

Southland beech

noun

  • The silver beech, Nothofagus menziesii, a timber tree found throughout the South Island of New Zealand.

Origin

Early 20th century. From Southland, the name of the southernmost region of the South Island of New Zealand + beech.

Pronunciation

Southland beech

/ˌsaʊθland ˈbiːtʃ/