Lin"seed` (?), n. [OE. lin flax + seed. See Linen.] Bot.
The seeds of flax, from which linseed oil is obtained.
[Written also lintseed
Linseed cake, the solid mass or cake which remains when oil is expressed. -- Linseed meal, linseed cake reduced to powder. -- Linseed oil, oil obtained by pressure from flaxseed.
© Webster 1913.