Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See paper birch.

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  • n. paper birch, Betula papyrifera

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  • n. small American birch with peeling white bark often worked into e.g. baskets or toy canoes

Etymologies

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The Native Americans used the bark of this tree for building canoes.

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