Tilia

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Noun1.Tilia - deciduous trees with smooth usually silver-grey bark of North America and Europe and Asia: lime treesTilia - deciduous trees with smooth usually silver-grey bark of North America and Europe and Asia: lime trees; lindens; basswood
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Tiliaceae, linden family, Tiliaceae - chiefly trees and shrubs of tropical and temperate regions of especially southeastern Asia and Brazil; genera Tilia, Corchorus, Entelea, Grewia, Sparmannia
linden tree, basswood, lime tree, linden, lime - 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