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American lime

Definition of the noun american lime

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noun

  1. large American shade tree with large dark green leaves and rounded crown

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Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

Looseflmccred American Lime-tree americana var. pubescens. Downy- leaved American Lime-tree americana var. pubescens leptophylla. Downy Narrow leaved American Lime tree europœa. European Lime-tree, Lin, Line, Linde, ...

Google previewThe American Farmer's Encyclopedia (1858)

Embracing All the Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry, and the Use of Mineral, Vegetable and Animal Manures ... by Gouverneur Emerson

dmen'cana, American lime or linden.

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1846)

by Alexander Whitelaw

The American lime, or bass-wood, is a large and beautiful tree, inhabiting Canada and the northern parts of the Union, and very abundant on the borders of lakes Erie and Ontario. The leaves are cordate, acuminate, serrate, and smooth.

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia, Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume VI, Humber to Malta (1901)

The American Lime ( T. americana, or T. glabra), commonly called Bass- wood in America, has larger leaves than the European species. It abounds on the shores of Lakes Erie and Ontario. Other species take its place in more western ar-d ...

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

American lime basswood American lime basswood see lime. American mahogany.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: American lime, basswood, American basswood, whitewood T. caroliniana Mill. English: Carolina basswood T. chinensis Maxim. China: tuan T. cordata Miller English: small-leaved lime T. x ...

Google previewThe Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs (1844)

Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry by Cuthbert William Johnson

Jimericana, American lime or linden. (See Bass-woon.) 6. T. pubescens, downy and thin-leaved lime tree. 7. T. heterophylla, or various-leaved lime tree. The three last-named species are indigenous to North America. 8. T. alba vel argentia, ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs (1842)

Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum Abridged : Containing the Hardy Trees and Shrubs of Britain, Native and Foreign, Scientifically and Popularly Described : with Their Propagation, Culture, and Uses in the Arts : and with Engravings of Nearly All Species

The American lime is readily distinguished from the European limes by the largeness of its leaves, which are 3m. to 4- in. wide, heart-shaped, acutely 106. Pills lrnzrlcinl. pointed, coarsely and mucronately serrated, deep green and glabrous on ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia (1862)

Or, Conversations Lexicon

The American lime, or bass-wood, is a large and beautiful tree, inhabiting Canada and the northern parts of the Union, and very abundant on the borders of lakes Erie and Ontario. The leaves are cordate, acuminate, serrate, and smooth.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Mixed sciences, vol. 4

and the American lime (Tilia Americana.) T crnslnrmiaceous irees.—Among these is the Gordo- Horticulnia lasianthus 0r Loblolly bay, the Gordom'a pubesccns, lurethe ...

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