lint·​white ˈlint-ˌ(h)wīt How to pronounce lintwhite (audio)
: linnet

Word History


alteration of Middle English lynkwhyt, by folk etymology from Old English līnetwige

First Known Use

1513, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lintwhite was in 1513

Dictionary Entries Near lintwhite

Cite this Entry

“Lintwhite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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