Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or resembling the family Tiliaceae of flowering plants, including the linden.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a natural family of plants (Tiliaceæ) of which the linden (Tilia) is the type. The family includes many plants which furnish a valuable fiber, as the jute.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Belonging to the order Tiliaceæ.

Etymologies

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Tiliaceae +‎ -ous, from Old English tilia the linden tree.

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