yellow-birch

yellow birch

noun
1.
a North American birch, Betula alleghaniensis (or B. lutea ), having yellowish or silvery gray bark.
2.
the hard, light, reddish-brown wood of this tree, used in the construction of furniture, buildings, boxes, etc.

Origin:
1765–75

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