linden tree

linden tree
noun
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
Syn: ↑linden, ↑basswood, ↑lime, ↑lime tree
Hypernyms: ↑tree
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Tilia, ↑genus Tilia
Substance Meronyms: ↑basswood, ↑linden

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