birch family

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n birch family monoecious trees and shrubs (including the genera Betula and Alnus and Carpinus and Corylus and Ostrya and Ostryopsis)
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Usage

In literature:

Think of the great families of trees, the maple, the beech, the birch, the hemlock, the spruce, the oak, and so on and on and on.
"Dew Drops, Vol. 37, No. 7, February 15, 1914" by Various
While studying a family of redstarts that lived in a gray birch some twelve feet above the ground, the hen and one nestling disappeared.
"Ohio Arbor Day 1913: Arbor and Bird Day Manual" by Various
The second son of Mr. Wyrley Birch, of Wretham Hall, he was born prior to the settlement of the family in the county.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 2" by Charles Mackie
THE blue beech, or American hornbeam, belongs to the birch family rather than to the beeches.
"Forest Trees of Illinois" by Fuller George D.
Of the Birch family there are several varieties, called the Black, Yellow, Red, Canoe, the Gray, and the Dwarf.
"Forest Life and Forest Trees: comprising winter camp-life among the loggers, and wild-wood adventure." by John S. Springer
The white bark of this European poplar reminds us of the birch family, though it has no silky fringe shedding from the surface.
"Trees Worth Knowing" by Julia Ellen Rogers
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In news:

Beverly — Linda A (Cicchetti) Birch , 62, died Monday, November 5, 2012, in the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers, following a brief illness.
Former Brush resident, Mary Ellen (Tapia) Birch , age 70, of Golden Valley, Arizona, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2012, at the Kingman Regional Medical Center after a long battle with scleroderma with her family by her side.
'51 Birch Street': Throwing Open the Blinds on a Family.
Nate Campbell surveys damage to the family car by a fallen oak on Birch Drive in Levittown.
Chronic late payments from the owners of multi-family residences have prompted Birch Bay Water and Sewer District staff to consider changing the district's water shut-off policy.
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In science:

Kitagawa, On standard p-adic L-functions of families of el liptic cusp forms, in p-adic monodromy and the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture (Boston, MA, 1991), 81–110, Contemp.
Critical p-adic L-function
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