Meaning of "flax seed oil"

a pale yellow oil extracted from linseed, used especially in paint and varnish.

linseed oil

flaxseed oil

n.
A yellowish oil extracted from flax seeds and used as drying Oil in paints and varnishes and in linoleum, printing inks and synthetic resins.

linseed oil

linseed oil

n
(Elements and compounds) a yellow oil extracted from seeds of the flax plant. It has excellent drying qualities and is used to make oil paints, printer ink, linoleum, etc.

lin′seed oil`

Linseed oil `

n n.
a drying oil obtained by pressing the flax seed, used to make paints, printing inks, linoleum, etc.
[1540-50