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Noun: birch family
  1. Monoecious trees and shrubs (including the genera Betula and Alnus and Carpinus and Corylus and Ostrya and Ostryopsis)
    - Betulaceae, family Betulaceae

Derived forms: birch families

Type of: hamamelid dicot family

Part of: Fagales, order Fagales

Encyclopedia: Birch family