linseed oil

noun
a drying oil obtained by pressing flaxseed, used in making paints, printing inks, linoleum, etc.

Origin:
1540–50

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linseed oil
 
n
a yellow oil extracted from seeds of the flax plant. It has great drying qualities and is used in making oil paints, printer's ink, linoleum, etc

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There are no sharp edges, and the wood is finished with linseed oil.
Linseed oil type curing compound has been shown by past experience to provide increased scaling resistance over the first winter.
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