Translation of flax in Spanish:

flax

lino, n.

Pronunciation: /flæks//flaks/

noun

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    Botany
    (fabric)
    lino masculine
    • Prior to that, cushions were stuffed with flax, cotton or other padded materials and the result was fairly deadening.
    • These fibres would then be spun in the same way as flax or wool.
    • Handmade utensils have been produced since the beginning of the nineteenth century; the primary textiles are wool and flax.
    • Laces were typically made from flax, silk, metal wrapped silk and some cotton and wool.
    • Irish farmers came to rely on imported flax seed because the very best linen required the harvesting of flax before the seed could mature.
    • Nevertheless, linseed itself is sometimes used as a food grain in India, where the species originated and where flax has been cultivated since earliest times.
    • The principal crops are grain, sunflower seeds, sugar beet, and flax.
    • Many have abundant gardens, with brilliant red poppies, orange marigolds, blue flax, pink clematis and jacaranda, and large cypress and eucalyptus trees.
    • Linen is from flax, a bast fiber taken from the stalk of the plant.
    • Oats, millet, opium poppies, and flax were also being cultivated by the end of the Neolithic period.