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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; Soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees.

Usage examples (30)
  • Buckwheat in some places is the main source; in others, basswood, which is of brief duration.
  • But didn't you say, Miss Harson, that it's always called basswood in our country? "
  • Lighter bats are made of willow; and the cheapest of basswood.
  • Spread on green basswood leaves or paper and apply to the sore. for more
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