flaxseed

[ flaks-seed ]
/ ˈflæksˌsid /

noun

the seed of flax, yielding linseed oil; linseed.

Nearby words

Origin of flaxseed

First recorded in 1555–65; flax + seed
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for flaxseed

British Dictionary definitions for flaxseed

flaxseed

/ (ˈflæksˌsiːd) /

noun

the seed of the flax plant, which yields linseed oilAlso called: linseed
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