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flax
American English: /flæks/
British English: /flaks/

Translation of flax in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • (Botany) (fabric)
    Example sentences
    • Oats, millet, opium poppies, and flax were also being cultivated by the end of the Neolithic period.
    • Irish farmers came to rely on imported flax seed because the very best linen required the harvesting of flax before the seed could mature.
    • Many have abundant gardens, with brilliant red poppies, orange marigolds, blue flax, pink clematis and jacaranda, and large cypress and eucalyptus trees.
    Example sentences
    • Handmade utensils have been produced since the beginning of the nineteenth century; the primary textiles are wool and flax.
    • Linen is from flax, a bast fiber taken from the stalk of the plant.
    • Prior to that, cushions were stuffed with flax, cotton or other padded materials and the result was fairly deadening.

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