larch

Definitions of larch
  1. noun
    any of numerous conifers of the genus Larix all having deciduous needlelike leaves
    synonyms: larch tree
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    American larch, Larix laricina, black larch, tamarack
    medium-sized larch of Canada and northern United States including Alaska having a broad conic crown and rust-brown scaly bark
    Larix occidentalis, Oregon larch, western larch, western tamarack
    tall larch of western North America have pale green sharply pointed leaves and oblong cones; an important timber tree
    Larix lyallii, subalpine larch
    medium-sized larch of the Rocky Mountains; closely related to Larix occidentalis
    European larch, Larix decidua
    tall European tree having a slender conic crown, flat needlelike leaves, and hairy cone scales
    Larix russica, Larix siberica, Siberian larch
    medium-sized larch of northeastern Russia and Siberia having narrowly conic crown and soft narrow bright-green leaves; used in cultivation
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    conifer, coniferous tree
    any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones
  2. noun
    wood of a larch tree
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    wood
    the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
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