paper birch definition

  • noun:
    • A North American birch tree (Betula papyrifera) having paperlike white bark accustomed make baskets, model canoes, also articles. Also known as canoe birch.
    • A North American species of birch with white bark, Betula papyrifera.
    • the canoe birch tree (Betula papyracea).
    • See birch, 1, and canoe-birch.
    • little American birch with peeling white bark usually worked into e.g. baskets or toy canoes

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