Definition of linden in English:

linden

noun

  • Another term for the lime tree (lime), especially in North America.

    lime
    • ‘Lime trees (formerly also called the linden of romantic legend, or the lin - the Swedish naturalist Linnaeus is named for the lime tree at his family…’
    • ‘Other mild sedative herbs are linden (lime flower) and lemon verbena.’

Origin

Old English (as an adjective in the sense ‘made of wood from the lime tree’): from lind ‘lime tree’(compare with lime)+ -en, reinforced by obsolete Dutch lindenboom and German Lindenbaum.

Pronunciation:

linden

/ˈlɪndən/