el lino
-the flax
See the entry for lino.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (botany)
a. flax
Estos agricultores siembran lino en primavera.These farmers sow flax in spring.
2. (fabric)
a. linen
Los pantalones de lino blancos son muy frescos para llevar en verano.White linen trousers keep you cool in the summer.
3. (flaxseed) (Southern Cone)
a. linseed
Este aceite está elaborado con lino y tiene muchas propiedades beneficiosas para la salud.This oil is made of linseed and it has a lot of health benefits.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (planta)
a. flax
2. (tejido)
a. linen
1 (Botánica) flax
2 (S. Cone) (linaza) linseed
3 (ropa fina) linen; (lona) canvas
géneros de lino linen goods
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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