Definitions for lindenˈlɪn dən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lin•denˈlɪn dən(n.)

  1. any tree of the genus Tilia, as T. americana, of North America, having fragrant yellowish white flowers and heart-shaped toothed leaves.

    Category: Plants

  2. the soft, light, white wood of any of these trees.

    Category: Furniture

    Ref: Compare basswood.

Origin of linden:

1570–80; n. use of obs. linden (adj.) of the linden, ME, OE = lind(e) linden (c. ON lind ) + -en -en2

Princeton's WordNet

  1. basswood, linden(noun)

    soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork

  2. linden, linden tree, basswood, lime, lime tree(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

Wiktionary

  1. linden(Noun)

    Any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia, having heart-shaped leaves.

  2. linden(Noun)

    The soft wood of such trees.

  3. linden(Adjective)

    made of lime-wood

  4. Origin: From linden. The noun developed from the adjective.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Linden(noun)

    a handsome tree (Tilia Europaea), having cymes of light yellow flowers, and large cordate leaves. The tree is common in Europe

  2. Linden(noun)

    in America, the basswood, or Tilia Americana

Freebase

  1. Linden

    Linden is a city in southeastern Union County, New Jersey, United States. It is part of the New York Metropolitan Area, being about 13 miles southwest of Manhattan, and bordering Staten Island, a borough of New York City. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 40,499, reflecting an increase of 1,105 from the 39,394 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 2,693 from the 36,701 counted in the 1990 Census. Linden was originally formed as a township on March 4, 1861, from portions of Elizabeth, Rahway and Union Township. Portions of the township were taken to form Cranford, Linden Borough and Roselle. Linden was incorporated as a city by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on January 1, 1925, replacing both Linden Township and Linden Borough, based on the results of a referendum held on November 8, 1923.

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