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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark.

Usage examples (33)
  • My father never spared the birch
  • Silver birch is even better than paper birch, though both work fine.
  • From an inside pocket he drew out his matches and a strip of thin birch bark.
  • "That birch is such a place for birds and they sing like mad in the mornings." for more
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