flax: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (flaks), [key]
- any plant of the genus Linum, esp. L. usitatissimum, a slender, erect, annual plant having narrow, lance-shaped leaves and blue flowers, cultivated for its fiber and seeds.
- the fiber of this plant, manufactured into linen yarn for thread or woven fabrics.
- any of various plants resembling flax.
- flax (Thesaurus)