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yellow birch

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noun
a North American birch, Betula alleghaniensis (or B. lutea), having yellowish or silvery gray bark.
the hard, light, reddish-brown wood of this tree, used in the construction of furniture, buildings, boxes, etc.
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Origin of yellow birch

First recorded in 1765–75
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