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larch

[ lahrch ]
/ lɑrtʃ /
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noun
any coniferous tree of the genus Larix, yielding a tough durable wood.
the wood of such a tree.
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Origin of larch

1540–50; earlier larche<Middle High German ≪ Latin laric- (stem of larix) larch

OTHER WORDS FROM larch

larcher, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for larch

larch
/ (lɑːtʃ) /

noun
any coniferous tree of the genus Larix, having deciduous needle-like leaves and egg-shaped cones: family Pinaceae
the wood of any of these trees

Word Origin for larch

C16: from German Lärche, ultimately from Latin larix
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