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Definition of Birch

Birch

  1. A tree of several species, constituting the genus Betula; as, the white or common birch (B. alba) (also called silver birch and lady birch); the dwarf birch (B. glandulosa); the paper or canoe birch (B. papyracea); the yellow birch (B. lutea); the black or cherry birch (B. lenta).
  2. The wood or timber of the birch.
  3. A birch twig or birch twigs, used for flogging.
  4. A birch-bark canoe.
  5. Of or pertaining to the birch; birchen.
  6. To whip with a birch rod or twig; to flog.
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Birch Translations

birch in Afrikaans is berk, berkeboom
birch in Danish is birk
birch in Dutch is berk, berkeboom
birch in Finnish is koivu
birch in French is bouleau
birch in German is Birke, schlagen, Birke, Birken-
birch in Italian is betulla
birch in Portuguese is vidoeiro
birch in Spanish is abedul
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