Definition of linoleum noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

linoleum

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈnəʊliəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnoʊliəm//
 
(also British English, informal lino)[uncountable] Interior décor
 
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a type of strong material with a hard shiny surface, used for covering floors See related entries: Interior décor Word Origin late 19th cent.: from Latin linum ‘flax’ + oleum ‘oil’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: linoleum