flax flax  /f ˈlæks/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) fiber of the flax plant that is made into thread and woven into linen fabric
  2. (n) plant of the genus Linum that is cultivated for its seeds and for the fibers of its stem

Usage(s):

  1. I much prefer freshly ground flax seeds to flax oil.
  2. Neighboring farmers were, in turn, skeptical, respectful, imitative; flax raising has been raised from an experiment to a county industry.
  3. Vegetarian sources of omega-3 fatty acids, such as walnuts, flax and hemp, are good additions to the diet but not so reliable as fish.

News

  1. Fort Collins Foxes providing a good landing spot

    Jarrod Flax remembers going to Fort Collins Foxes games when he was a kid, helping shag foul balls for the college-level summer baseball team.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Fort Collins Coloradoan

  2. Power seeds

    The seed scene is growing, and for good reason. Hemp, flax, chia, sunflower, and pumpkin — all different types of seeds that are now recommended as part of a healthy lifestyle.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Vail Daily

  3. FLAX art & design Celebrates 75 Years of Supplying Creative People With Quality Art Materials

    FLAX art & design , family-owned and operated since 1938, celebrates 75 years as San Francisco's oldest locally-run supplier of quality materials for creative people. In 1938, Herman Flax opened Flax's ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. Swank says, "This is my Aloe C, which I dissolve in water. Here's my flax. This one's for my immune system, and this one is my BrainWave -- it's great, like if I have a lot of lines to memorize. I just took my most important ones, which are my Oz...
    on Aug 30, 2006 By: Hilary Swank Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "I'm debating between spring wheat, durum wheat, canola, malting barley, confection sunflowers, oil sunflowers, soybeans, flax and corn," Mr. Miller said.
    on Mar 8, 2008 By: Dennis Miller Source: New York Times

  3. "I'm working on him," says Roberts. "He came to my house last summer for a few days to train, and one night I made him this granola, flax-oil, yogurt snack before bed. The next morning, he looked like hell. He'd been in the bathroom all...
    on Jun 2, 2008 By: Gary Roberts Source: TSN.ca

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