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[lin-seed] /ˈlɪnˌsid/

another name for flaxseed

Old English linsæd “seed of flax,” widely regarded in ancient times as a source of medical treatments, from lin “flax” (see linen) + sæd “seed” (see seed).


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  • Linseed-cake

    noun 1. a cake or a mass made by expressing the oil from linseed, used chiefly as feed for cattle.

  • Linseed-meal

    noun 1. ground linseed cake.

  • Linseed-oil

    noun 1. a drying oil obtained by pressing flaxseed, used in making paints, printing inks, linoleum, etc. noun 1. a yellow oil extracted from seeds of the flax plant. It has great drying qualities and is used in making oil paints, printer’s ink, linoleum, etc

  • Lin Sen

    [lin suhn] /ˈlɪn ˈsʌn/ noun, Wade-Giles, Pinyin. 1. 1867–1943, Chinese statesman.

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