Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

linseed oil

noun
1.
a drying oil obtained by pressing flaxseed, used in making paints, printing inks, linoleum, etc.
Origin of linseed oil
1540-1550
First recorded in 1540-50
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for linseed oil
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for linseed oil

linseed oil

noun
1.
a yellow oil extracted from seeds of the flax plant. It has great drying qualities and is used in making oil paints, printer's ink, linoleum, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for linseed oil

Word Value for linseed

8
10
Scrabble Words With Friends