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flaxseed

noun flax·seed \ˈflak(s)-ˌsēd\

Definition of FLAXSEED

:  the small seed of flax (especially Linum usitatissimum) used especially as a source of oil, as a demulcent and emollient, and as a dietary supplement —called also linseed

First Known Use of FLAXSEED

1562
FLAXSEED Defined for Kids

flaxseed

noun flax·seed \ˈflak-ˌsēd\

Definition of FLAXSEED for Kids

:  the seed of flax from which linseed oil comes
Medical Dictionary

flaxseed

noun flax·seed \ˈflak(s)-ˌsēd\

Medical Definition of FLAXSEED

:  the small seed of flax (especially Linum usitatissimum) used especially as a source of oil, as a demulcent and emollient in treating inflammatory conditions of the respiratory, intestinal, and urinary passages, and as a dietary supplement—called also linseed

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