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Definition of flax noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    flax

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//flæks//
     
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  1. 1 a plant with blue flowers, grown for its stems which are used to make thread, and its seeds which are used to make linseed oil
  2. 2threads from the stem of the flax plant, used to make linen
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