European white birch

European white birch
noun
European birch with silvery white peeling bark and markedly drooping branches
Hypernyms: ↑birch, ↑birch tree
Member Holonyms: ↑Betula, ↑genus Betula

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized E
: a birch (Betula pendula) with slender pendulous branches and white peeling bark that is often confused with a white birch (B. alba)

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European white birch,
the weeping birch of northern Europe.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • European white birch — karpotasis beržas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Beržinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Betula pendula), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje ir Afrikoje. Iš jo gaunama derva. atitikmenys: lot. Betula pendula angl. common birch; European… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • white birch — 1. the European birch, Betula pendula, yielding a hard wood. 2. See paper birch. [1780 90] * * * ▪ tree group   any of several species of ornamental and timber trees of the genus Betula, in the family Betulaceae. The trees are native to cool… …   Universalium

  • white birch — n. ☆ 1. PAPER BIRCH 2. a European birch (Betula pendula) with silvery white bark, widely grown in the U.S …   English World dictionary

  • white birch — white′ birch′ n. 1) pln the European birch, Betula pendula, yielding a hard wood 2) pln paper birch • Etymology: 1780–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • white birch — noun European birch with dull white to pale brown bark and somewhat drooping hairy branches • Syn: ↑downy birch, ↑Betula pubescens • Hypernyms: ↑birch, ↑birch tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Betula, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • white birch — /waɪt ˈbɜtʃ/ (say wuyt berch) noun 1. Also, white cherry. a medium to tall tree with creamy white edible drupes, Schizomeria ovata, of subtropical and temperate forests of the east coast of Australia; timber used for veneer panelling in the… …  

  • Birch — Taxobox name = Birch image width = 240px image caption = Silver Birch regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fagales familia = Betulaceae genus = Betula genus authority = L. subdivision ranks = Species subdivision …   Wikipedia

  • birch tree — noun any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark • Syn: ↑birch • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Hyponyms: ↑yellow birch, ↑Betula alleghaniensis, ↑Betula leutea, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • European birch — karpotasis beržas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Beržinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Betula pendula), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje ir Afrikoje. Iš jo gaunama derva. atitikmenys: lot. Betula pendula angl. common birch; European… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • birch camphor — Betulin Bet u*lin, n. [L. betula birch tree.] (Chem.) a term originally applied to a substance obtained as a resin or tar by extraction from the outer bark of the common European white birch ({Betula alba}); now referring to the chemical compound …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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