linseed

noun
lin·​seed | \ ˈlin-ˌsēd How to pronounce linseed (audio) \

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Examples of linseed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Its oil base is free from linseed or vegetable oils, which are known algae and fungus starters in wood. Barbara Bellesi Zito, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 Apr. 2022 This dry skin savior contains linseed extract, which is known for reducing wrinkles and visibly firming skin, as well as caffeine, which is known for stimulating, energizing, and removing dullness. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 1 Apr. 2022 Russia may set an oil seed production record this year, after preliminary data show a huge crop of sunflower, soybean, rapeseed, and linseed. Clarisa Diaz, Quartz, 3 Mar. 2022 Hello, Rénergie Lift Multi-Action Ultra Day Cream with SPF 30, which is turbo-charged with linseed extract, containing peptides, and helps to visibly lift and firm skin, while also reducing the appearance of dark spots. Natasha Silva-jelly, Harper's BAZAAR, 12 Nov. 2021 Best Overall Moroccanoil’s silky, fan-favorite formula utilizes argan oil and linseed extract, which is derived from flaxseed, to provide moisture to the hair and support overall hair health. Victoria Moorhouse, Forbes, 6 May 2021 Apply the rich argan and linseed formula onto wet hair to encourage smoothness and detangle strands, or smooth onto dry hair from mid-shaft to ends to boost shine and stop frizz. Jessica Teich, Good Housekeeping, 3 Aug. 2020 All woodwork, desks, chairs, tables and doors should be wiped off with a cloth wet with linseed, kerosene and turpentine. Alison Medley, Houston Chronicle, 13 Mar. 2020 All woodwork, desks, chairs, tables and doors should be wiped off with a cloth wet with linseed, kerosene and turpentine. Alison Medley, Houston Chronicle, 13 Mar. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of linseed

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for linseed

Middle English, from Old English līnsǣd, from līn flax + sǣd seed — more at linen

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2 May 2022

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“Linseed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/linseed. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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linseed

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lin·​seed | \ ˈlin-ˌsēd How to pronounce linseed (audio) \

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linseed

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