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sweet birch

noun

Definition of SWEET BIRCH

:  a common aromatic birch (Betula lenta) of eastern North America that has shiny brown bark when young, hard dark-colored wood, and a volatile oil in its bark resembling wintergreen —called also black birch

First Known Use of SWEET BIRCH

1785

sweet birch

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SWEET BIRCH

:  a common birch (Betula lenta) of the eastern United States with spicy brown bark that yields birch oil

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