1. [syn: linseed, flaxseed]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the seed of flax used as a source of oil [syn: linseed,