Definition of Betula lenta

1. Noun. Common birch of the eastern United States having spicy brown bark yielding a volatile oil and hard dark wood used for furniture.

Exact synonyms: Black Birch, Cherry Birch, Sweet Birch
Group relationships: Betula, Genus Betula
Generic synonyms: Birch, Birch Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Betula Lenta

Betsy Ross
Bette Davis
Bettendorff's test
Betti number
Betti numbers
Betty Boop
Betty Friedan
Betty Naomi Friedan
Betula alleghaniensis
Betula cordifolia
Betula fontinalis
Betula glandulosa
Betula lenta
Betula leutea
Betula neoalaskana
Betula nigra
Betula papyrifera
Betula pendula
Betula populifolia
Betula pubescens
Betz cells
Beuren syndrome
Bevan-Lewis cells

Literary usage of Betula lenta

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1. Publication by Field Museum of Natural History (1902)
"betula lenta Linn. ... betula lenta x lutea. A number of specimens of this hybrid birch were found in 1892 at Pickens, Randolph Co. ..."

2. The Chemical Gazette (1844)
"When oil of betula lenta is mixed with concentrated sulphuric acid, but little change occurs ; but if heat be applied, the oil is gradually dissolved, ..."

3. The Important Timber Trees of the United States: A Manual of Practical by Simon Bolivar Elliott (1912)
"These are Black Birch (betula lenta, frequently called Cherry Birch and Sweet Birch) ... BLACK BIRCH : betula lenta IN general make-up this species is quite ..."

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