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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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1. a North American birch, Betula alleghaniensis, having yellowish or bronze bark.
2. the hard, light, reddish brown wood of this tree, used for furniture, buildings, boxes, etc.
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|Noun||1.||yellow birch - tree of eastern North America with thin lustrous yellow or grey bark|
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