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


Medical Dictionary

sweet birch

noun

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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