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(Science: botany) The seeds of flax, from which linseed oil is obtained.

alternative forms: lintseed] linseed cake, the solid mass or cake which remains when oil is expressed. Linseed meal, linseed cake reduced to powder. Linseed oil, oil obtained by pressure from flaxseed.

Origin: oe. Lin flax _ seed. See Linen.