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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Linseed  \Lin"seed`\  (l[i^]n"s[=e]d`),  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  from  flaxseed. 
 
  {Linseed  meal},  linseed  cake  reduced  to  powder. 
 
  {Linseed  oil},  oil  obtained  by  pressure  from  flaxseed. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  linseed 
  n  :  the  seed  of  flax  used  as  a  source  of  oil  [syn:  {flaxseed}] 




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