Definitions for: Basswood

[n] 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
[n] soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork

Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Synonyms: lime, lime tree, linden, linden tree

See Also: American basswood, American lime, basswood, cottonwood, genus Tilia, Japanese lime, Japanese linden, silver lime, silver linden, small-leaved lime, small-leaved linden, Tilia, Tilia americana, Tilia cordata, Tilia heterophylla, Tilia japonica, Tilia tomentosa, tree, white basswood, wood

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