white birch

noun
1.
the European birch, Betula pendula, yielding a hard wood.

Origin:
1780–90

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white birch
 
n
See also birch any of several birch trees with white bark, such as the silver birch of Europe and the paper birch of North America

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Example sentences
Most of the trees in the boreal include conifers along with some white birch
  and aspen.
The flat, oblong planks of white birch wood make ideal materials for miniature
  log cabins or handles for homemade puppets.
White pine and white birch are the dominant trees around the shoreline.
Silhouetted against the mature white birch, the large bird reminded me of a
  giant, snow-tipped pine cone.
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