from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of dicotyledonous polypetalous plants, of the natural order Lineæ, tribe Eulineæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A genus of herbaceous plants including the flax (Linum usitatissimum).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a herbaceous plant genus of the family Linaceae with small sessile leaves


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