flax-seed

flaxseed

[flaks-seed]
noun
the seed of flax, yielding linseed oil; linseed.

Origin:
1555–65; flax + seed

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flaxseed (ˈflæksˌsiːd)
 
n
Also called: linseed the seed of the flax plant, which yields linseed oil

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flaxseed
1560s, from flax + seed.
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