linden tree

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Noun1.linden tree - any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowerslinden tree - 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
genus Tilia, Tilia - deciduous trees with smooth usually silver-grey bark of North America and Europe and Asia: lime trees; lindens; basswood
basswood, linden - soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork
American basswood, American lime, Tilia americana - large American shade tree with large dark green leaves and rounded crown
small-leaved lime, small-leaved linden, Tilia cordata - large spreading European linden with small dark green leaves; often cultivated as an ornamental
Tilia heterophylla, white basswood, cottonwood - American basswood of the Allegheny region
Japanese lime, Japanese linden, Tilia japonica - medium-sized tree of Japan used as an ornamental
silver lime, silver linden, Tilia tomentosa - large tree native to eastern Europe and Asia Minor having leaves with white tomentum on the under side; widely cultivated as an ornamental
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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During two years Conrad spent his days, from the early morning till the night, under the linden tree, mourning over the imaginary grave of his Catharina.
He told how he had a rendezvous with a young woman before that pavilion, and how, not seeing her come, he had climbed the linden tree, and by the light of the lamp had seen the disorder of the chamber.
Through this window shone a mild light which silvered the foliage of two or three linden trees which formed a group outside the park.
A squirrel climbed cautiously down from a linden tree.
Miniature crosses are made from linden tree wood and painted with acrylic paint.
Ronelson Yadao brings contemporary freshness to this tormented role (first danced by Froilan) haunted by the face of his lost love until the bittersweet ending falling asleep underneath the comfort of the sacred linden tree, which in German folklore is the considered the tree of lovers.
Contract notice: Bunch of old birches and single linden tree.
The plant on my windowsill is a cutting from a cutting of Sigmund Freud's linden tree at his house in Hampstead.
He says the department is trying to find out whether humans did something to the bees with a pesticide or pollutant or whether there's something strange going on with the linden tree blossoms the pollinators had been feeding on.
Which word can mean a type of citrus, a linden tree, or calcium hydroxide?
The front yard has a linden tree Bartlett brought back from Philadelphia as a sapling after signing the Declaration of Independence.
It will be fascinating to see how the artist-wanderer approaches this task; how, for example, Kentridge will animate the linden tree, with its words of love carved in its bark and with its leaves always rustling, "Death.