Linseed meal
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}.] [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • linseed-meal — linˈseed meal noun The meal of linseed, used for poultices and as a cattle food • • • Main Entry: ↑linseed …   Useful english dictionary

  • linseed meal — noun : ground linseed or linseed cake * * * ground linseed cake. [1590 1600] …   Useful english dictionary

  • linseed meal — ground linseed cake. [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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}.] [1913 Webster] {Linseed cake}, the solid mass or cake which remains when oil is expressed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Linseed cake — 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}.] [1913 Webster] {Linseed cake}, the solid mass or cake which remains when oil is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Linseed oil — 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}.] [1913 Webster] {Linseed cake}, the solid mass or cake which remains when oil is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • linseed — n. the seed of flax. Phrases and idioms: linseed cake pressed linseed used as cattle food. linseed meal ground linseed. linseed oil oil extracted from linseed and used in paint and varnish. Etymology: OE linsaeligd f. lin flax + saeligd seed …   Useful english dictionary

  • meal — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. repast, refection; breakfast, dinner, lunch, etc.; powder, grits. Slang, feed, eats. See food, powderiness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Ground feed] Syn. bran, farina, grits, groats, fodder, provender,… …   English dictionary for students

  • linseed — /lin seed /, n. flaxseed. [bef. 1000; ME linsed, OE linsaed. See LINE1, SEED] * * * ▪ botany also called  flaxseed (flax)        seed of a variety of the common flax, Linum usitatissimum, grown for its yield of linseed oil and meal. This variety… …   Universalium

  • lintseed — 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}.] [1913 Webster] {Linseed cake}, the solid mass or cake which remains when oil is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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