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

  • n. A North American birch tree (Betula papyrifera) having paperlike white bark used to make baskets, toy canoes, and other articles. Also called canoe birch.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A North American species of birch with white bark, Betula papyrifera.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the canoe birch tree (Betula papyracea).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See birch, 1, and canoe-birch.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


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