linden
noun Etymology: Middle English, made of linden wood, from Old English, from lind linden tree; probably akin to Old English līthe gentle — more at lithe Date: 1577 1. any of a genus (Tilia of the family Tiliaceae, the linden family) of deciduous trees of temperate regions that have cordate leaves and a winglike bract attached to the peduncle of the flower and fruit and that are often planted as ornamental and shade trees: as a. a commonly cultivated European tree (T. europaea syn. T. vulgaris) much used for ornamental planting b. a tree (T. americana) chiefly of the central and eastern U.S. — called also basswood 2. the light fine-grained white wood of a linden; especially basswood 2

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  • Linden — is one of three English names for the tree genus Tilia (also known as lime and basswood ). Linden may also refer to:PlacesLinden is widely used as a place name, very often being a place where linden trees grow: *Linden, New South Wales, a village …   Wikipedia

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  • Linden — Linden, WI U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 615 Housing Units (2000): 234 Land area (2000): 0.772456 sq. miles (2.000651 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.772456 sq. miles (2.000651… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Linden — Lin den (l[i^]n den), n. [Orig. an adj. from lind linden tree, AS. lind; akin to D. & G. linde, OHG. linta, Icel., Sw., & Dan. lind. Cf. {Lime} linden.] (Bot.) (a) A handsome tree ({Tilia Europ[ae]a}), having cymes of light yellow flowers, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Linden — f English: ostensibly from the vocabulary word denoting the lime tree (originally the adjectival form, derived from Old English linde). However, the given name is of recent, probably 20th century, origin and it is more likely that this is simply… …   First names dictionary

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