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.

 

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