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Definition of "flaxseed" []

  • The seed of flax, the source of linseed oil and emollient medicinal preparations. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "flaxseed" in a sentence
  • "She said, originally, in 1999, her coach gave her what he described as flaxseed oil."
  • "While I have low cholesteral, I just might take a nopal supplement or even Nopalinasa once I am more comfortable with what, exactly, flaxseed is and what its benefits and drawbacks are."
  • "CHERNOFF: In a firm voice, Jones told the court her coach Trevor Graham first gave her a supplement he called flaxseed oil in 1999, which she said she later recognized was, in fact, a performance - enhancing drug."