birch

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medium-sized birch of eastern North America having white or pale grey bark and valueless wood; occurs often as a second-growth forest tree American gray birch , American grey birch , Betula populifolia , gray birch , grey birch
small American birch with peeling white bark often worked into e.g. baskets or toy canoes American white birch , Betula cordifolia , Betula papyrifera , canoe birch , paperbark birch , paper birch
birch of western United States resembling the paper birch but having brownish bark Betula fontinalis , mountain birch , swamp birch , water birch , Western birch , Western paper birch
common birch of the eastern United States having spicy brown bark yielding a volatile oil and hard dark wood used for furniture Betula lenta , black birch , cherry birch , sweet birch
Alaskan birch with white to pale brown bark Betula neoalaskana , Yukon white birch
birch of swamps and river bottoms throughout the eastern United States having reddish-brown bark Betula nigra , black birch , red birch , river birch
European birch with silvery white peeling bark and markedly drooping branches Betula pendula , common birch , European white birch , silver birch
European birch with dull white to pale brown bark and somewhat drooping hairy branches Betula pubescens , downy birch , white birch
hard close-grained wood of any of various birch trees; used especially in furniture and interior finishes and plywood birch
canoe made with the bark of a birch tree birch bark , birchbark , birchbark canoe
carbonated drink containing an extract from bark of birch trees birch beer
switch consisting of a twig or a bundle of twigs from a birch tree; used to hit people as punishment birch , birch rod
fungus with large tawny caps and pale cinnamon gills and a red band of veil around the stalk; usually found near birch trees Cortinarius armillatus
birch leaf miner Fenusa , genus-Fenusa
smooth leather tanned with willow, birch, or oak, and scented on the flesh side with birch oil Russia leather
carbonated drink flavored with an extract from sarsaparilla root or with birch oil and sassafras sarsaparilla
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