masur birch

noun ma·sur birch \ˈmä|zə(r)-, ˈmā|'\

Definition of masur birch

  1. :  birch with a mottled figure cut from knotty trunks and used especially for veneers

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Origin and Etymology of masur birch

partial translation of Swedish masurbjörk, from masur veined wood + björk birch; akin to Old High German masar gnarled excrescence on a tree — more at mazer


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