(NZ) a basket woven from flax fibres
noun 1. . noun 1. a large New Zealand plant, Phormium tenax, of the agave family, having showy, red-margined, leathery leaves and dull-red flowers, grown as an ornamental and for the fiber-yielding leaves.
[flaks-muh n] /ˈflæks mən/ noun 1. John, 1755–1826, English sculptor and draftsman. /ˈflæksmən/ noun 1. John. 1755–1826, English neoclassical sculptor and draughtsman, noted particularly for his monuments and his engraved illustrations for the Iliad, the Odyssey, and works by Dante and Aeschylus
[flaks-seed] /ˈflæksˌsid/ noun 1. the of , yielding linseed oil; linseed. /ˈflæksˌsiːd/ noun 1. the seed of the flax plant, which yields linseed oil Also called linseed n. 1560s, from flax + seed (n.).
[flak-suh n] /ˈflæk sən/ adjective 1. made of . 2. pertaining to . 3. resembling . 4. of the pale yellowish color of dressed . /ˈflæksən/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling flax 2. of a soft yellow colour: flaxen hair adj. “made of flax,” mid-15c., from flax + -en (2). As “the color […]