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Bursera gummiferaBirch 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 (B. alba) (also
called silver birch and lady birch); the dwarf birch (B.
glandulosa); the paper or canoe birch (B. papyracea);
the yellow birch (B. lutea); the black or cherry birch
2. The wood or timber of the birch.
3. A birch twig or birch twigs, used for flogging.
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.
The threatening twigs of birch. --Shak.
4. A birch-bark canoe.
Birch of Jamaica, a species (Bursera gummifera) of
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 (B. lenta),
said to be identical with the oil of wintergreen, for
which it is largely sold. Bursera gummiferaMastic Mas"tic, n. [F., fr. L. mastiche, mastichum, Gr. ?, fr.
? to chew, because of its being used in the East for
chewing.] [Written also mastich.]
1. (Bot.) A low shrubby tree of the genus Pistacia (P.
Lentiscus), growing upon the islands and coasts of the
Mediterranean, and producing a valuable resin; -- called
also, mastic tree.
2. A resin exuding from the mastic tree, and obtained by
incision. The best is in yellowish white, semitransparent
tears, of a faint smell, and is used as an astringent and
an aromatic, also as an ingredient in varnishes.
3. A kind of cement composed of burnt clay, litharge, and
linseed oil, used for plastering walls, etc.
Barbary mastic (Bot.), the Pistachia Atlantica.
Peruvian mastic tree (Bot.), a small tree (Schinus Molle)
with peppery red berries; -- called also pepper tree.
West Indian mastic (Bot.), a lofty tree (Bursera
gummifera) full of gum resin in every part.
Disburser Dis*burs"er, n.
One who disburses money.
Reimburser Re`im*burs"er (-b?rs"?r), n.
One who reimburses.
Meaning of Burser from wikipedia
- clothing, bedding, candles, the purser
was originally known
as "the clerk
." They would usually charge
a 5% commission
- Joachim Burser
(1583 - 28 August
1639) was a German-Danish botanist, physician
and pharmacist. He was professor
at Soro Academy...
- it is part of Museum
of West Zealand
(Museum Vestsjælland). The Joachim Burser Physic Garden
to the rear of the museum
. It is a 17th-century...
- clothing, bedding, candles. The purser
was originally known
as "the clerk
". Pursers received
no pay but were entitled
- the purser joined
officers. He was originally
the following centuries
the gunner, surgeon, chaplain, master-at-arms...
habitats. It is named after
the 17th-century Danish botanist Joachim Burser
. Several Mexican species
(such as B. aloexylon
and B. delpechiana) produce...
Boy Neil Panlasigui Sailor Matthew Bower Burser
Max Baker Quartermaster Steve Speirs Wyvern
- pharmacist. Joachim Burser
, who was a professor
at Sorø Academy, reopened
1631. The pharmacy
was continued after Burser
- 130 foot high vertical
rock face of the "Bürs plate
cliff" (in German:"Bürser
of Bürs in Vorarlberg, Austria. In September...
- This block holds
the main administration offices
of the university. The burser
's department, registrar
et al. are found
in this block. Every academic
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