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English definition of “linseed oil”

linseed oil

noun [U]     (also flaxseed oil)
oil made from linseed , used for making linoleum , paint , and ink , and for protecting wood Paints, dyes and pigmentsColour - general words
(Definition of linseed oil noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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