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larch


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Larch  \Larch\,  n.  [Cf.  OE  larege  (Cotgrave),  It  larice,  Sp 
  larice,  alerce,  G.  l["a]rche;  all  fr  L.  larix,  -icis,  Gr 
  (?).]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  coniferous  trees,  having  deciduous  leaves,  in 
  fascicles  (see  Illust.  of  {Fascicle}). 
 
  Note:  The  European  larch  is  {Larix  Europ[ae]a}.  The  American 
  or  black  larch  is  {L.  Americana},  the  hackmatack  or 
  tamarack.  The  trees  are  generally  of  a  drooping, 
  graceful  appearance. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  larch 
  n  1:  wood  of  a  larch  tree 
  2:  any  of  numerous  conifers  of  the  genus  Larix  all  having 
  deciduous  needlelike  leaves  [syn:  {larch  tree}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Larch 
 
  The  Larch  Project  develops  aids  for  formal  specifications. 
  Each  Larch  specification  has  two  components:  an  interface 
  containing  predicates  written  in  the  LIL  ({Larch  Interface 
  Language})  designed  for  the  target  language  and  a  'trait' 
  containing  assertions  about  the  {predicate}s  written  in  LSL, 
  the  {Larch  Shared  Language}  common  to  all 
 
  ["The  Larch  Family  of  Specification  Languages",  J.  Guttag  et 
  al  IEEE  Trans  Soft  Eng  2(5):24-365  (Sep  1985)]. 
 
 




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