- any of a genus (Tilia) of trees of the linden family, with light, soft, durable wood; linden
- its wood
See basswood in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- See linden.
- The soft, light-colored wood of any species of linden. It is used in making crates and boxes, in carving, and in millwork.
Origin: bass, linden bark (alteration of bast)
Origin: + wood1
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