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linseed

Pronunciation: /ˈlɪnsiːd/

Translation of linseed in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • linaza (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Mild oily purgatives like castor oil or bulk laxatives such as linseed or psyllium seeds are recommended.
    • Flax is currently grown here for its seed, linseed, mostly in North Dakota.
    • Crops such as oilseed and linseed which can be produced in bulk and processed quickly and efficiently may in future be modified to produce the anticoagulant hirudin which is found naturally in leeches.

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