linden, linden tree, basswood, lime, lime tree
(noun) any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber
(noun) soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork
Source: WordNet® 3.1
basswood (plural basswoods)
(US) Any of several trees of the genus Tilia; the lindens, especially Tilia americana, the American basswood.
Bass"wood`, n. (Bot.)
Definition: The bass (Tilia) or its wood; especially, T. Americana. See
Bass, the lime tree.
All the bowls were made of basswood, White and polished very
Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition