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English definition of “larch”


noun [C]     /lɑːtʃ/ US  /lɑːrtʃ/
a tall tree that grows in cold northern countries and has leaves that are shaped like needles that it loses in winter Types of evergreen and coniferous tree
(Definition of larch noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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