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Noun: basswood  'bas,wûd
  1. Soft light-coloured wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork
    - linden
  2. 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
    - linden, linden tree, lime, lime tree

Derived forms: basswoods

Type of: tree, wood

Part of: genus Tilia, Tilia

Encyclopedia: Basswood, Wisconsin