Definition of Linden

1. Noun. Soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork.

Exact synonyms: Basswood
Substance meronyms: Basswood, Lime, Lime Tree, Linden Tree
Generic synonyms: Wood



2. 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.

Definition of Linden

1. n. A handsome tree (Tilia Europæa), having cymes of light yellow flowers, and large cordate leaves. The tree is common in Europe.

Definition of Linden

1. Adjective. (obsolete) made of lime-wood ¹

2. Noun. Any of various deciduous trees of the genus ''Tilia'', having heart-shaped leaves. ¹

3. Noun. The soft wood of such trees. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Linden

1. a tall forest tree [n -S]

Medical Definition of Linden

1. A handsome tree (Tilia Europaea), having cymes of light yellow flowers, and large cordate leaves. The tree is common in Europe. In America, the basswood, or Tilia Americana. Origin: Orig. An adj. From lind linden tree, AS. Lind; akin to D. & G. Linde, OHG. Linta, Icel, Sw, & Dan. Lind. Cf. Lime linden. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Linden

lincomycin
lincomycins
lincosamide
lincosamides
lincosaminide O-nucleotidyltransferase
lincture
linctures
linctus
linctuses
lind
lindackerite
lindane
lindanes
lindbergite
linden (current term)
linden family
linden tree
lindens
lindera
linderas
lindgrenite
lindia
lindies
lindiform
lindorm
lindorms
lindqvistite
linds
lindsleyite

Literary usage of Linden

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1. Northern Germany, as Far as the Bavarian and Austrian Frontiers: As Far as by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1900)
"PLASTER OF PARIS FIGURES: Micheli, linden 76a and Albrecht-Str. 18; Eichler, ... UPHOLSTERERS (artistic): Bauer, linden 2; Spinn A Menke, Leipziger-Str. 83; ..."

2. Berlin and Its Environs: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker, Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1908)
"Unter den linden. Plate am Opernhaus. The handsomest and busiest part of Berlin, ... The linden is to Berlin what Bond Street and Piccadilly are to London, ..."

3. Northern Germany, as Far as the Bavarian and Austrian Frontiers: Handbook by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1893)
"These baths are conveniently reached by steamboat. Shops. The best are in the linden, the Leipziger-Str., the Friedrich-, ..."

4. Berlin Under the New Empire: Its Institutions, Inhabitants, Industry by Heanry Vizetelly (1879)
"UNTER DEN linden. TWO striking features of Berlin—more characteristic of the city than the Schloss, the museums, the military monuments, the Spree, ..."

5. Bulletin by Geological Survey of Western Australia (1903)
"linden. The mining centre of linden, at present practically at a standstill, ... Mount linden (W8), which rises to 140 feet above the plains, ..."

6. Plays by Albert Ellery Bergh (1900)
"linden [throws dress on sofa]. What's the matter? You look quite aghast. ... linden. Nora! NORA. Or if anything else should happen to me—so that I couldn't ..."

7. Forestry in Minnesota by Samuel Bowdlear Green, Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota (1902)
"linden FAMILY. A family of about thirty-five genera and 245 species, ... The European linden (7". vulgaris) is mentioned here as being one of promising ..."

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