Origin of linseedMiddle English linsed from Old English linsæd from lin, flax (see line) + sæd, seed
Origin of linseedMiddle English linsed from Old English līnsǣd līn flax ( from Latin līnum ; see l&ibremac;no- in Indo-European roots.) sǣd seed ; see seed .
- The seed of the flax plant, which yields linseed oil
- The Ancients widely regarded linseed as a source of medical treatments
From Old English lÄ«nsÇ£d (“seed of flax"), from lÄ«n (“flax") + sÇ£d (“seed")