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basswood


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Basswood  \Bass"wood`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  basswood 
  n  1:  soft  light-colored  wood  of  any  of  various  linden  trees;  used 
  in  making  crates  and  boxes  and  in  carving  and  millwork 
  [syn:  {linden}] 
  2:  any  of  various  deciduous  trees  of  the  genus  Tilia 
  heart-shaped  leaves  and  drooping  cymose  clusters  of 
  yellowish  often  fragrant  flowers;  several  yield  valuable 
  timber  [syn:  {linden},  {linden  tree},  {lime},  {lime  tree}] 




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