Associations to the word «Birch»

Pictures for the word «Birch»


BIRCH, noun. Any of various trees of the genus Betula, native to countries in the Northern Hemisphere.
BIRCH, noun. A hard wood taken from the birch tree, typically used to make furniture.
BIRCH, noun. A stick, rod or bundle of twigs made from birch wood, used for punishment.
BIRCH, noun. A birch-bark canoe.
BIRCH, verb. To punish with a stick, bundle of twigs, or rod made of birch wood.
BIRCH, verb. To punish as though one were using a stick, bundle of twigs, or rod made of birch wood.
BIRCH BEER, noun. A sweetened, non-alcoholic, sparkling beverage with a wintergreen flavor, traditionally made from the oil of the sweet birch.
BIRCH BOLETE, noun. A common name for Leccinum scabrum, an edible mushroom.
BIRCH BRACKET, noun. (mushroom) A polypore mushroom that grows almost exclusively on birch trees, Piptoporus betulinus.
BIRCH SAP, noun. The sap extracted from a birch tree

Dictionary definition

BIRCH, noun. Hard close-grained wood of any of various birch trees; used especially in furniture and interior finishes and plywood.
BIRCH, noun. Any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark.
BIRCH, noun. A switch consisting of a twig or a bundle of twigs from a birch tree; used to hit people as punishment; "my father never spared the birch".
BIRCH, verb. Whip with a birch twig.
BIRCH, adjective. Consisting of or made of wood of the birch tree.

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