cherry birch

cherry birch

noun

Origin:
1800–10, Americanism

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cherry birch

North American ornamental and timber tree in the family Betulaceae. Usually about 18 m (60 feet) tall, the tree may reach 24 m or more in the southern Appalachians; on poor soil it may be stunted and shrublike.

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