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flax British & World English

A blue-flowered herbaceous plant that is cultivated for its seed (linseed) and for textile fibre made from its stalks

flax lily British & World English

A New Zealand plant that yields valuable fibre and is also grown as an ornamental

New Zealand flax British & World English

Another term for flax lily.

false flax in flax British & World English

Used in names of other plants of the flax family (e.g. purging flax) or plants that yield similar fibre (e.g. false flax)

purging flax in flax British & World English

Used in names of other plants of the flax family (e.g. purging flax) or plants that yield similar fibre (e.g. false flax)