Entries linking to birch-bark
"hardy, slender northern forest tree noted for its white bark," Old English berc, beorc (also the name of the rune for "b"), from Proto-Germanic *berkjon (source also of Old Saxon birka, Old Norse börk, Danish birk, Swedish and Icelandic björk (which is also a girl's given name), Middle Dutch berke, Dutch berk, Old High German birihha, German Birke), from PIE *bhergo (source also of Ossetian barz, Old Church Slavonic breza, Russian bereza, Lithuanian beržas, Sanskrit bhurjah, all names of birch-like trees, Latin fraxinus "mountain ash"), from root *bhereg- "to shine; bright, white," in reference to the bark. Birch beer is by 1827, American English.
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Harper, D. (n.d.). Etymology of birch-bark. Online Etymology Dictionary. Retrieved $(datetime), from https://www.etymonline.com/word/birch-bark
Harper Douglas, “Etymology of birch-bark,” Online Etymology Dictionary, accessed $(datetime), https://www.etymonline.com/word/birch-bark.
Harper, Douglas. “Etymology of birch-bark.” Online Etymology Dictionary, https://www.etymonline.com/word/birch-bark. Accessed $(datetimeMla).
D. Harper. “Etymology of birch-bark.” Online Etymology Dictionary. https://www.etymonline.com/word/birch-bark (accessed $(datetime)).
updated on October 10, 2017