western larch

noun

Definition of western larch

1 or western tamarack : an important timber tree (Larix occidentalis) of western North America with pale green sharply pointed leaves and oblong cones

called also Oregon larch

2 : the wood of the western larch

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First Known Use of western larch

1852, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Western larch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/western%20larch. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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