Topic: PLANTS

Language: Old English
Origin: birce, beorc

birch

1 noun
     
birch1
1 [uncountable and countable]HBP a tree with smooth bark (=outer covering) and thin branches, or the wood from this tree
2

the birch

British English the practice of hitting people with birch sticks as an official punishment

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