black birch definition

  • noun:
    • See nice birch.
    • See lake birch.
    • A tree associated with the species Betula lenta, with a dark bark resembling a cherry tree's and an aromatic bark and sap used for birch alcohol.
    • typical birch associated with the east US having spicy brown bark yielding a volatile oil and hard dark wood utilized for furnishings
    • birch of swamps and lake bottoms through the entire eastern US having reddish-brown bark
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