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linseed oil

noun

: a yellowish oil from the seeds of the flax plant that is used in paint, printing ink, etc.

Full Definition of LINSEED OIL

:  a yellowish drying oil obtained from flaxseed and used especially in paint, varnish, printing ink, and linoleum

First Known Use of LINSEED OIL

15th century
LINSEED OIL Defined for Kids

linseed oil

noun

Definition of LINSEED OIL for Kids

:  a yellowish oil obtained from flaxseed
Medical Dictionary

linseed oil

noun

Medical Definition of LINSEED OIL

:  a yellowish drying oil obtained from flaxseed and used in liniments, pastes, and green soap and in veterinary medicine as a laxative

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