basswood

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bass·wood

noun \ˈbas-ˌwd\

Definition of BASSWOOD

1
:  any of several New World lindens; especially :  linden 1b
2
:  the straight-grained soft white wood of a basswood

First Known Use of BASSWOOD

1670

basswood

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Any of certain species of linden common to North America. The name refers especially to Tilia americana, found in a vast area of eastern North America but centred in the Great Lakes region, and to T. caroliniana and T. georgiana, found in the southeastern U.S.

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