linseed oil(redirected from "flax seed oil")
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a fatty oil expressed from the ripe seeds of Linum usitatissimum; used in the preparation of lime liniment.
Synonym(s): flaxseed oil
the residue after the removal of the linseed oil by commercial processes. Contains cyanogenetic glycosides and may cause poisoning.
cake ground into meal.
used at one time as a lubricant laxative for horses in doses of 1 to 2 quarts as a drench. Has the unfortunate effect on unpredictable occasions of causing superpurgation and is generally supplanted by mineral oil.