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larch

 (lärch)
n.
1. Any of several deciduous, coniferous trees of the genus Larix of North America and Eurasia, having clusters of needlelike leaves and heavy, durable wood.
2. The wood of any of these trees.

[German Lärche, from Middle High German larche, from Latin larix, laric-.]
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larch

(lɑːtʃ)
n
1. (Plants) any coniferous tree of the genus Larix, having deciduous needle-like leaves and egg-shaped cones: family Pinaceae
2. (Forestry) the wood of any of these trees
[C16: from German Lärche, ultimately from Latin larix]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

larch

(lɑrtʃ)

n.
1. any deciduous conifer of the genus Larix, yielding a tough durable wood.
2. the wood of such a tree.
[1540–50; < German Latinärche, Middle High German lerche, Old High German *larihha]
larch′en, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.larch - wood of a larch treelarch - wood of a larch tree      
larch tree, larch - any of numerous conifers of the genus Larix all having deciduous needlelike leaves
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
2.larch - any of numerous conifers of the genus Larix all having deciduous needlelike leaveslarch - any of numerous conifers of the genus Larix all having deciduous needlelike leaves
genus Larix, Larix - larches
larch - wood of a larch tree
American larch, black larch, Larix laricina, tamarack - medium-sized larch of Canada and northern United States including Alaska having a broad conic crown and rust-brown scaly bark
Larix occidentalis, Oregon larch, western larch, western tamarack - tall larch of western North America have pale green sharply pointed leaves and oblong cones; an important timber tree
Larix lyallii, subalpine larch - medium-sized larch of the Rocky Mountains; closely related to Larix occidentalis
European larch, Larix decidua - tall European tree having a slender conic crown, flat needlelike leaves, and hairy cone scales
Larix russica, Larix siberica, Siberian larch - medium-sized larch of northeastern Russia and Siberia having narrowly conic crown and soft narrow bright-green leaves; used in cultivation
conifer, coniferous tree - any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones
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Translations
شَجَر اللاريس دائِم الخُضْرَه
modřín
lærketræ
vörösfenyõ
lerki
maumedis
lapegle
smrekovec
kara çam

larch

[lɑːtʃ] N (also larch tree) → alerce m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

larch

[ˈlɑːrtʃ] n (= tree) → mélèze m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

larch

n (also larch tree)Lärche f; (= wood)Lärche (→ nholz nt) f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

larch

[lɑːtʃ] nlarice m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

larch

(laːtʃ) noun
a type of cone-bearing, deciduous tree related to pines and firs.
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References in classic literature ?
Some intrepid larches waved green pennons in the very midst of the turbulent water, here and there a veteran lay with his many-summered head abased in the rocky course of the stream, and here was a young foolhardy beech that had climbed within a dozen yards of the rampart.
To this end I left the more frequented regions, the wooded valleys, the corn-fields, and the meadow-lands, and proceeded to mount the steep acclivity of Wildfell, the wildest and the loftiest eminence in our neighbourhood, where, as you ascend, the hedges, as well as the trees, become scanty and stunted, the former, at length, giving place to rough stone fences, partly greened over with ivy and moss, the latter to larches and Scotch fir-trees, or isolated blackthorns.
That plantation of larches looked the softest thing--mossy almost!
After he had eaten and drunken his fill and sighed and stretched and told them how good the food seemed to him, he lit a cigarette they gave him and led the way, with some doubts and trouble, to the flying-machine amidst the larches. It became manifest that the gaunt young man, whose name, it seemed, was Laurier, was a leader both by position and natural aptitude.
Our course led up some terrific steeps, densely wooded with larches and cedars, and traversed by paths which the rains had guttered and which were obstructed by loose stones.
At length they sighted the group of larches at Ethan's gate, and as they drew near it the sense that the walk was over brought back his words.
Here Meg meant to have a fountain, shrubbery, and a profusion of lovely flowers, though just at present the fountain was represented by a weather-beaten urn, very like a dilapidated slopbowl, the shrubbery consisted of several young larches, undecided whether to live or die, and the profusion of flowers was merely hinted by regiments of sticks to show where seeds were planted.
And what can life in town offer in the way of pleasure to equal the delight of any one of the calm evenings I have had this month sitting alone at the foot of the verandah steps, with the perfume of young larches all about, and the May moon hanging low over the beeches, and the beautiful silence made only more profound in its peace by the croaking of distant frogs and hooting of owls?
Dahurian larch is Earth's northernmost tree species and its most cold-hardy: These larches are the only trees that can tolerate the frigid permafrost plains of Russia, Mongolia and northern China.
Mark Anthony Walsh, 57, of Maidstone Drive, Marton, appeared at Peterlee Magistrates' Court on Wednesday where he pleaded guilty to burning waste at Thorpe Larches in Sedgefield.
Miller Homes have a range of offers for June completions at two Glasgow developments, The Larches in Crookston and Ferry Village at Braehead.