purging flax

noun

: a European annual herb (Linum catharticum) with white or yellowish white flowers followed by seeds that are cathartic and diuretic see linin entry 1

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“Purging flax.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/purging%20flax. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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