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flaxseed

[flaks-seed] /ˈflæksˌsid/
noun
1.
the seed of flax, yielding linseed oil; linseed.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; flax + seed
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British Dictionary definitions for flax seed

flaxseed

/ˈflæksˌsiːd/
noun
1.
the seed of the flax plant, which yields linseed oil Also called linseed
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Word Origin and History for flax seed

flaxseed

n.

1560s, from flax + seed (n.).

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