Definitions for birchbɜrtʃ
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hard close-grained wood of any of various birch trees; used especially in furniture and interior finishes and plywood
birch, birch tree(noun)
any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark
birch, birch rod(adj)
a switch consisting of a twig or a bundle of twigs from a birch tree; used to hit people as punishment
"my father never spared the birch"
birch, birchen, birken(verb)
consisting of or made of wood of the birch tree
whip with a birch twig
any of various trees of the genus Betula, native to countries in the northern hemisphere.
a hard wood taken from the birch tree, typically used to make furniture.
a stick, rod or bundle of twigs made from birch wood, used for punishment.
to punish with a stick, bundle of twigs, or rod made of birch wood.
to punish as though one were using a stick, bundle of twigs, or rod made of birch wood.
Origin: From birche, birk, from birce, bierce, from birkijōn (compare West Frisian bjirk, German Birke), variant of (compare Dutch berk, Swedish björk), from bʰérHǵos (compare Lithuanian beržas, Czech bříza, Ossetic bærz).
a tree of several species, constituting the genus Betula; as, the white or common birch (B. alba) (also called silver birch and lady birch); the dwarf birch (B. glandulosa); the paper or canoe birch (B. papyracea); the yellow birch (B. lutea); the black or cherry birch (B. lenta)
the wood or timber of the birch
a birch twig or birch twigs, used for flogging
a birch-bark canoe
of or pertaining to the birch; birchen
to whip with a birch rod or twig; to flog
Birch is a broadleaved deciduous hardwood tree of the genus Betula, in the family Betulaceae, which also includes alders, hazels, and hornbeams, and is closely related to the beech/oak family, Fagaceae. The genus Betula contains 30 to 60 known taxa of which 11 are on the IUCN 2011 Red List of Threatened Species. They are typically rather short-lived pioneer species widespread in the Northern Hemisphere, particularly in northern temperate and boreal climates.
Translations for birch
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- bedollCatalan, Valencian
- betulo, vergado, vergo, vergiEsperanto
- kask, kõivEstonian
- غان, توسPersian
- koivu, piiskata, koivuvitsa, raipata, koivupuu, vitsaFinnish
- baguette, verger, bouleau, badineFrench
- beithScottish Gaelic
- björk, birki, birkitréIcelandic
- orpikKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- 자작나무, 박달나무Korean
- sukāt, pērt, bērzsLatvian
- bjørk, bjerkNorwegian
- bjørkNorwegian Nynorsk
- kʼishchííʼ, naʼazhǫǫshNavajo, Navaho
- бӕрзOssetian, Ossetic
- rózga, brzozaPolish
- берёза, розга, прут, сечь розгамиRussian
- бреза, брѣза, brezaSerbo-Croatian
- mbetula, ubao wa mbetulaSwahili
- bạch dươngVietnamese
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