masur birch


ma·​sur birch
: birch with a mottled figure cut from knotty trunks and used especially for veneers

Word History


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

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“Masur birch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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