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1. flax

noun. ['ˈflæks'] fiber of the flax plant that is made into thread and woven into linen fabric.

Synonyms

  • plant fibre
  • linen

Etymology

  • fleax (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Flax

  • antitax
  • pretax
  • knick-knacks
  • ty-sachs
  • relax
  • neoax
  • impacts
  • chirac's
  • whacks
  • trax
  • tracks
  • track's
  • stac's
  • stacks
  • snacks
  • smacks
  • slacks
  • quacks
  • plax
  • plaques
  • plack's
  • cracks
  • blacks'
  • blacks
  • black's
  • attacks
  • zacks
  • zack's
  • yax
  • wax

Example sentences of the word flax


1. Noun, singular or mass
Oils like wild salmon oil and flax oil contain omega-3 fatty acids, and many dogs love the taste.

2. Adjective
Some are strictly grain-based, while others contain nuts and seeds, including flax seed.

Quotes containing the word flax


1. If you are a dreamer come inIf you are a dreamer a wisher a liarA hoper a pray-er a magic-bean-buyerIf youre a pretender com sit by my fireFor we have some flax golden tales to spinCome in! Come in!
- Shel Silverstein

2. He does not regard the quantity of faith, but the quality. He does not measure its degree, but its truth. He will not break any bruised reed, nor quench any smoking flax. He will never let it be said that any perished at the foot of the cross.
- J.C. Ryle

2. flax

noun. ['ˈflæks'] plant of the genus Linum that is cultivated for its seeds and for the fibers of its stem.

Synonyms

  • herbaceous plant
  • herb
  • Linum

Etymology

  • fleax (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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