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Definition 1: 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 denoting plant]

Synonyms for basswood in the sense of this definition

(basswood is a kind of ...) a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms

(... is a kind of basswood ) large American shade tree with large dark green leaves and rounded crown

(... is a kind of basswood ) large spreading European linden with small dark green leaves; often cultivated as an ornamental

(... is a kind of basswood ) American basswood of the Allegheny region

(... is a kind of basswood ) medium-sized tree of Japan used as an ornamental

(... is a kind of basswood ) large tree native to eastern Europe and Asia Minor having leaves with white tomentum on the under side; widely cultivated as an ornamental

(... is a member of basswood) deciduous trees with smooth usually silver-grey bark of North America and Europe and Asia: lime trees; lindens; basswood

(basswood is made of the substance ...) soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork

Definition 2: soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for basswood in the sense of this definition

(basswood is a kind of ...) the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees

(... is made of the substance basswood) 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

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