What does the word larch mean?

Usage examples for larch

  1. While the attacks with the pickaxe were not relaxed for a moment, a score of men had brought the trunk of a young larch from the saw- pit at the back of the house. – Stories by English Authors: Ireland by Various
  2. The young green was rapidly shouldering out the winter brown of the woods, especially where the sprouting tassels of the larch coverts seem to grow beneath one's very gaze. – The Red Derelict by Bertram Mitford