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flax

flax

pronunciation:
flaeks
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a plant with tiny blue flowers and with seeds from which an oil is pressed.
 
definition 2: a fiber made from the stem of this plant. The fiber is spun into thread.
Linen is made from flax.
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