flaxseed oil

flaxseed oil
a drying oil extracted from flax seed and used in making such things as oil paints
Syn: ↑linseed oil
Hypernyms: ↑oil
Substance Meronyms: ↑linoleic acid, ↑linolic acid, ↑linolenic acid

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ˈflaxseed oil 8 [flaxseed oil] noun uncountable

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