linseed oil


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

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

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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