from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, or derived from linoleum, or linseed oil
- adj. designating an organic fatty acid, a thin yellow oil, found combined as an ester of glycerol in oils of linseed, poppy, hemp, and certain nuts; it is a polyunsaturated fatty acid with 18 carbon atoms and two double bonds.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or derived from, linoleum, or linseed oil; specifically (Chem.), designating an organic acid, a thin yellow oil, found combined as a salt of glycerin in oils of linseed, poppy, hemp, and certain nuts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Related to, existing in, or containing the oil of linseed.
Greek linon (flax) Oleic - of or relating to oil or oleic acid (Wiktionary)