what is difference between basswood and linden
bass + wood
- IPA(key): /ˈbæswʊd/
basswood (plural basswoods)
- (US) Any of several trees of the genus Tilia; the lindens, especially Tilia americana, the American basswood.
From Middle English linden, from Old English linden (“linden”, adjective), from Proto-Germanic *lindīnaz, from Proto-Germanic *lindō (“linden tree”), equivalent to lind + -en. Cognate with Middle Low German linden (“linden”, adjective), German Low German Linnenboom (“linden-tree”), West Frisian linenbeam (“linden-tree”), German linden (“linden”, adjective). The English noun developed from the adjective.
- IPA(key): /ˈlɪn.dən/
linden (not comparable)
- (obsolete) Made of lime-wood.
linden (usually uncountable, plural lindens)
- Any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia, having heart-shaped leaves.
- The soft wood of such trees.
- (tree): basswood, lime
- (wood): basswood
- dinnle, linned
- definite singular of lind
- Rhymes: -ɪndən
- Plural form of linde
- inflection of lind:
- strong genitive masculine/neuter singular
- weak/mixed genitive/dative all-gender singular
- strong/weak/mixed accusative masculine singular
- strong dative plural
- weak/mixed all-case plural
From Old English linden, equivalent to lynde + -en (“made of”).
- Made of limewood.
- English: linden
- “linden, adj.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2 May 2018.
From lind + -en.
- IPA(key): /ˈlin.den/
- made of lime-wood
- Middle English: linden
- English: linden
- Second-person plural (ustedes) imperative form of lindar.
- Second-person plural (ustedes) present subjunctive form of lindar.
- Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present subjunctive form of lindar.