white birch


: either of two Eurasian birches (Betula pubescens and B. pendula) with white or ash-colored bark that are often planted as ornamentals in the U.S.

Examples of white birch in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1766, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of white birch was in 1766

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“White birch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20birch. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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