BASSWOOD

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

basswood, linden

(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


Etymology

Noun

basswood (plural basswoods)

(US) Any of several trees of the genus Tilia; the lindens, especially Tilia americana, the American basswood.

Anagrams

• Swobodas

Source: Wiktionary


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 smoothly. Longfellow.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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