What is a beach?

Oxford Dictionary: A pebbly or sandy shore, especially by the sea between high- and low-water marks.

OSM description now: landform along a body of water which consists of sand, shingle or other loose material

OSM description yesterday: Unvegetated strip of sand, shingle or other loose 
material at the
coast or the shore of a lake

OSM text: Thenatural <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:natural>=beach  
tag is used to mark a loose geological landform along the coast or
along another body of water consisting of sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, 
cobblestones or sometimes shell fragments etc.


To me it does not have plants growing on it - so unvegitated.

Is mud not a beach? 


What about rock?


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