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linoleum

noun, li·no·leum often attributive \lə-ˈnō-lē-əm, -ˈnōl-yəm\

: a type of material that is produced in thin sheets, has a shiny surface, and is used to cover floors and counters

Full Definition of LINOLEUM

1
:  a floor covering made by laying on a burlap or canvas backing a mixture of solidified linseed oil with gums, cork dust or wood flour or both, and usually pigments
2
:  a material similar to linoleum

Origin of LINOLEUM

Latin linum flax + oleum oil — more at oil
First Known Use: 1878

Rhymes with LINOLEUM

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