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linseed

[lin-seed] /ˈlɪnˌsid/
noun
1.
Origin of linseed
1000
before 1000; Middle English linsed, Old English līnsǣd. See line1, seed
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linseed

/ˈlɪnˌsiːd/
noun
1.
another name for flaxseed
Word Origin
Old English līnsǣd, from līn flax + sǣd seed
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n.

Old English linsæd "seed of flax," widely regarded in ancient times as a source of medical treatments, from lin "flax" (see linen) + sæd "seed" (see seed).

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