- 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.
Origin of yellow birch
First recorded in 1765–75
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