Definition of basswood
1 : any of several New World lindens; especially : linden 1b
2 : the straight-grained soft white wood of a basswood
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That study suggested tree species at the northern edge of their range will do better — including basswood, black cherry, white pine, red maple, sugar maple and white oak.
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