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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Betula lenta Betula lenta n : common birch of the eastern United States having spicy brown bark yielding a volatile oil and hard dark wood used for furniture [syn: sweet birch, cherry birch, black birch ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Betula lenta Mahogany \Ma*hog"a*ny\, Mahogany tree \Ma*hog"a*ny tree`\, n. [From the South American name.] 1. (Bot.) A large tree of the genus Swietenia (Swietenia Mahogoni ), found in tropical America. [1913 Webster] Note: Several other trees, with wood more or less like mahogany, are called by this name; as, African mahogany (Khaya Senegalensis), Australian mahogany (Eucalyptus marginatus), Bastard mahogany (Batonia apetala of the West Indies), Indian mahogany (Cedrela Toona of Bengal, and trees of the genera Soymida and Chukrassia), Madeira mahogany (Persea Indica), Mountain mahogany, the black or cherry birch (Betula lenta ), also the several species of Cercocarpus of California and the Rocky Mountains. [1913 Webster] 2. The wood of the Swietenia Mahogoni. It is of a reddish brown color, beautifully veined, very hard, and susceptible of a fine polish. It is used in the manufacture of furniture. [1913 Webster] 3. A table made of mahogany wood. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] To be under the mahogany, to be so drunk as to have fallen under the table. [Eng.] To put one's legs under some one's mahogany, to dine with him. [Slang] [1913 Webster] Birch \Birch\ (b[~e]rch), n.; pl. Birches (-[e^]z). [OE. birche, birk, AS. birce, beorc; akin to Icel. bj["o]rk, Sw. bj["o]rk, Dan. birk, D. berk, OHG. piricha, MHG. birche, birke, G. birke, Russ. bereza, Pol. brzoza, Serv. breza, Skr. bh[=u]rja. [root]254. Cf. 1st Birk.] 1. A tree of several species, constituting the genus Betula; as, the white or common birch (Betula alba) (also called silver birch and lady birch); the dwarf birch (Betula glandulosa); the paper or canoe birch (Betula papyracea ); the yellow birch (Betula lutea); the black or cherry birch (Betula lenta). [1913 Webster] 2. The wood or timber of the birch. [1913 Webster] 3. A birch twig or birch twigs, used for flogging. [1913 Webster] Note: The twigs of the common European birch (B. alba), being tough and slender, were formerly much used for rods in schools. They were also made into brooms. [1913 Webster] The threatening twigs of birch. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. A birch-bark canoe. [1913 Webster] Birch of Jamaica, a species (Bursera gummifera) of turpentine tree. Birch partridge. (Zo["o]l.) See Ruffed grouse. Birch wine, wine made of the spring sap of the birch. Oil of birch. (a) An oil obtained from the bark of the common European birch (Betula alba), and used in the preparation of genuine (and sometimes of the imitation) Russia leather, to which it gives its peculiar odor. (b) An oil prepared from the black birch (Betula lenta), said to be identical with the oil of wintergreen, for which it is largely sold. [1913 Webster] Birch \Birch\ (b[~e]rch), n.; pl. Birches (-[e^]z). [OE. birche, birk, AS. birce, beorc; akin to Icel. bj["o]rk, Sw. bj["o]rk, Dan. birk, D. berk, OHG. piricha, MHG. birche, birke, G. birke, Russ. bereza, Pol. brzoza, Serv. breza, Skr. bh[=u]rja. [root]254. Cf. 1st Birk.] 1. A tree of several species, constituting the genus Betula; as, the white or common birch (Betula alba) (also called silver birch and lady birch); the dwarf birch (Betula glandulosa); the paper or canoe birch (Betula papyracea ); the yellow birch (Betula lutea); the black or cherry birch (Betula lenta). [1913 Webster] 2. The wood or timber of the birch. [1913 Webster] 3. A birch twig or birch twigs, used for flogging. [1913 Webster] Note: The twigs of the common European birch (B. alba), being tough and slender, were formerly much used for rods in schools. They were also made into brooms. [1913 Webster] The threatening twigs of birch. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. A birch-bark canoe. [1913 Webster] Birch of Jamaica, a species (Bursera gummifera) of turpentine tree. Birch partridge. (Zo["o]l.) See Ruffed grouse. Birch wine, wine made of the spring sap of the birch. Oil of birch. (a) An oil obtained from the bark of the common European birch (Betula alba), and used in the preparation of genuine (and sometimes of the imitation) Russia leather, to which it gives its peculiar odor. (b) An oil prepared from the black birch (Betula lenta), said to be identical with the oil of wintergreen, for which it is largely sold. [1913 Webster]

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