American gray birch


Definition of American gray birch

: a medium-sized tree (Betula populifolia) of North America having grayish or white bark, triangular leaves, and nearly valueless wood and occurring very commonly as a second-growth forest tree

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First Known Use of American gray birch

1902, in the meaning defined above

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“American gray birch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Apr. 2020.

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