from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of trees, the lindens, the type of the family Tiliaceæ, distinguished by the winglike bract coalescent with the peduncle, and by the indehiscent fruit having one or two seeds. There are about twenty species, natives of temperate regions. Many species are planted as ornamental shade trees, and the tough fibrous inner bark is a valuable article of commerce. Also, a plant of this genus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of trees, type of the order Tiliaceæ and tribe Tilieæ.
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- n. deciduous trees with smooth usually silver-grey bark of North America and Europe and Asia: lime trees; lindens; basswood
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Note 24: "Sorores sub-tilia tertiam domum claustri sui perfecerunt magnis expensis."
Tila tilia mexicana: Widely used in Michoacan, Puebla and the state of Mexico, a tea made from the dried flowers is considered to have a calming effect on the nerves and to lower blood pressure.
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The linn tree, (tilia,) which is abundant in the rich coves, is highly prized by the inhabitants, as furnishing a valuable winter forage for cattle.
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The flowers of our American tilia, sent to me from Pendleton district, S. C.,
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In addition to the valerian root, the tea contains the flowers chamomile (600mg) and tilia estrella (160mg).
The tilia flowers are often used for coughs and colds as well as to reduce fever.
Basswood (tilia) Stem - Stained thin sections of plant tissue are often spectacular when photographed with Hoffman modulation contrast.
The linden tree depicted on the label, known locally as tilia, is planted throughout these vineyards.
(an old name for the lime-tree, the tilia), Isa. 6: 13, the terebinth, or turpentine-tree, the Pistacia terebinthus of botanists.