• (n.) The seeds of flax, from which linseed oil is obtained.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/linseed/
the seed of flax used as a source of oilFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
[ Middle English lin
flax + seed
. See Linen
The seeds of flax, from which linseed oil is obtained. [ Written also lintseed
.] Linseed cake
, the solid mass or cake which remains when oil is expressed f...
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linseed, seed of the flax plant.
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seed of a variety of the common flax, Linum usitatissimum, grown for its yield of linseed oil and meal. This variety of flax has shorter straw, more ... [1 related articles]
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Seeds of the flax plant, from which linseed oil is produced, the residue being used as cattle feed. The oil is used in paint, wood treatments, and varnishes, and in the manufacture of linoleum floor coverings
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The seed of the flax plant. It is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acid, fiber, and a compound called lignin. It is being studied in the prevention of several types of cancer. Also called flaxseed.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: lin′sēd Definitions: 1. The dried ripe seed of Linum usitatissimum (family Linaceae), flax, the fiber of which is used in the manufacture of linen; an infusion was formerly used as a demulcent in catarrhal affections of the respiratory and urogenital tracts, and the ground seeds are used in making poultices. Syn...
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[n] - the seed of flax used as a source of oil
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