noun /ˈbæswʊd/
Any of several trees of the genus Tilia; the lindens, especially Tilia americana, the American basswood.

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  • Basswood — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Basswood (Michigan) Basswood (Minnesota) Basswood (Wisconsin) Basswood Estates (Florida) Basswood Grove (Minnesota) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mi …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Basswood — Bass wood , n. (Bot.) The bass ({Tilia}) or its wood; especially, {Tilia Americana}. See {Bass}, the lime tree. [1913 Webster] All the bowls were made of basswood, White and polished very smoothly. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • basswood — ☆ basswood [bas′wood΄ ] n. 1. any of a genus (Tilia) of trees of the linden family, with light, soft, durable wood; linden 2. its wood …   English World dictionary

  • basswood — noun Date: 1670 1. any of several New World lindens; especially linden 1b 2. the straight grained soft white wood of a basswood …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • basswood — liepa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Liepinių (Tiliaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Tilia). atitikmenys: lot. Tilia angl. basswood; lime; lime tree; linden vok. Linde rus. липа lenk. lipa …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • Basswood Lake — ist der Name mehrerer Seen in den Vereinigten Staaten: Basswood Lake (Minnesota) Basswood Lake (North Dakota) Basswood Lake (Bayfield County, Wisconsin) Basswood Lake (Polk County, Wisconsin) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Untersche …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Basswood Island — is a Wisconsin island in Lake Superior. It is one of the Apostle Islands and a part of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.From 1865 to 1923, the island was home to a farm run by Richard McCloud and Elisha Brigham. [… …   Wikipedia

  • basswood family — basswood family, a family of dicotyledonous trees and shrubs, mostly tropical but including the lindens …   Useful english dictionary

  • basswood — /bas wood /, n. 1. any tree of the genus Tilia, esp. T. americana, the American linden, having drooping branches and large, toothed, ovate leaves. 2. the wood of a linden. [1660 70, Amer.; BASS3 + WOOD1] * * * Any of certain species of linden… …   Universalium

  • basswood — bass·wood || bæswÊŠd n. American linden (type of tree) …   English contemporary dictionary

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