sweet birch

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sweet birch

n.
1. An eastern North American tree (Betula lenta), having rough, dark brownish bark and twigs that smell of wintergreen.
2. The wood of this tree. In both senses also called black birch, cherry birch.

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n.
a North American birch, Betula lenta, having smooth, blackish bark and twigs that are a source of methyl salicylate. Also called cherry birch.
[1775–85, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sweet birch - common birch of the eastern United States having spicy brown bark yielding a volatile oil and hard dark wood used for furnituresweet birch - common birch of the eastern United States having spicy brown bark yielding a volatile oil and hard dark wood used for furniture
Betula, genus Betula - a genus of trees of the family Betulaceae (such as birches)
birch tree, birch - any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark
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