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birch

birch

 
pronunciation:
buhrch
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a deciduous tree or shrub with close-grained, hard wood and smooth bark that can be peeled off.
Our white birches look beautiful against the brilliant blue sky.
 
definition 2: the wood of this tree.
definition 3: a rod or bound twigs from this tree, used as a whip.
similar words:
rod
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: made or consisting of the birch or its wood.
a birch cabineta birch forest
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: birched, birches, birching
definition: to whip with a rod or bound twigs from a birch tree.
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