linseed oil

linseed oil
linseed oil n a yellowish drying oil obtained from flaxseed and used in liniments, pastes, and green soap and in veterinary medicine as a laxative

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the fixed oil obtained from the dried ripe seed of Linum usitatissimum; used as an emollient in various topical preparations, and in veterinary medicine as a laxative. Called also flaxseed o.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • linseed oil — noun a drying oil extracted from flax seed and used in making such things as oil paints • Syn: ↑flaxseed oil • Hypernyms: ↑oil • Substance Meronyms: ↑linoleic acid, ↑linolic acid, ↑linolenic acid * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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  • linseed oil — /lɪnsid ˈɔɪl/ (say linseed oyl) noun a drying oil obtained by pressing linseed, used in making paints, printing inks, linoleum, etc …   Australian English dictionary

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