meadowfoam
noun Date: 1897 any of a genus (Limnanthes of the family Limnanthaceae) of annual herbs of the Pacific coast of North America having white or yellow flowers and including some (as L. alba) grown for their seeds which yield an oil used chiefly as an industrial lubricant and in cosmetics

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • meadowfoam — paprastoji putonė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Putoninių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Limnanthes douglasii), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Limnanthes douglasii angl. meadowfoam šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Meadowfoam seed oil — is an edible seed oil, extracted from the seeds of Limnanthes alba (meadowfoam). The seeds contain 20 30% oil. Meadowfoam seed oil is extraordinarily stable, primarily because it contains over 98% long chain fatty acids. Meadowfoam oil is most… …   Wikipedia

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  • Limnanthes alba — Taxobox | name = Meadowfoam regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Brassicales familia = Limnanthaceae genus = Limnanthes species = L. alba binomial = Limnanthes alba binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • List of vegetable oils — Plant oils Olive oil Types Vegetable fats (list) Macerated (list) Uses …   Wikipedia

  • Limnanthes floccosa ssp. californica — ID 47657 Symbol Key LIFLC2 Common Name California meadowfoam Family Limnanthaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA Growth Habit Forb/herb Durati …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Limnanthes vinculans — ID 47671 Symbol Key LIVI3 Common Name Sebastopol meadowfoam Family Limnanthaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA Growth Habit Forb/herb Duratio …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Sonoma County, California — For the wine region, see Sonoma County wine. County of Sonoma   County   Lake Sonoma …   Wikipedia

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