Definition of white beech in English:

white beech

noun

  • 1The pale wood of any of various beech trees; (also) a tree producing such wood, especially the American beech, Fagus grandifolia (now rare).

  • 2Australian the pale wood of any of several tropical trees of the genus Gmelina (family Lamiaceae); (also) a tree producing such wood, especially G. leichhardtii of eastern Australia.

Origin

Early 18th century.