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flaxseed

[ flaks-seed ]
/ ˈflæksˌsid /
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noun
the seed of flax, yielding linseed oil; linseed.
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Origin of flaxseed

First recorded in 1555–65; flax + seed

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British Dictionary definitions for flaxseed

flaxseed
/ (ˈflæksˌsiːd) /

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