from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A North American deciduous tree (Betula alleghaniensis) having aromatic twigs, yellowish bark that peels off in thin flakes, and hard, light-colored wood used for furniture and flooring.

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  • noun A species of birch native to North America, scientific name Betula alleghaniensis

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  • noun tree of eastern North America with thin lustrous yellow or grey bark


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