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silver birch

noun
  1. a betulaceous tree, Betula pendula, of N temperate regions of the Old World, having silvery-white peeling barkSee also birch (def. 1)
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  • She seated herself on the deep moss and balanced her back against a silver-birch tree.

    The Maid-At-Arms

    Robert W. Chambers