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Definition of Mountain flax
Mountain flaxFlax Flax, n. [AS. fleax; akin to D. vlas, OHG. flahs, G.
flachs, and prob. to flechten to braid, plait,m twist, L.
plectere to weave, plicare to fold, Gr. ? to weave, plait.
1. (Bot.) A plant of the genus Linum, esp. the L.
usitatissimum, which has a single, slender stalk, about a
foot and a half high, with blue flowers. The fiber of the
bark is used for making thread and cloth, called linen,
cambric, lawn, lace, etc. Linseed oil is expressed from
2. The skin or fibrous part of the flax plant, when broken
and cleaned by hatcheling or combing.
Earth flax (Min.), amianthus.
Flax brake, a machine for removing the woody portion of
flax from the fibrous.
Flax comb, a hatchel, hackle, or heckle.
Flax cotton, the fiber of flax, reduced by steeping in
bicarbinate of soda and acidulated liquids, and prepared
for bleaching and spinning like cotton. --Knight.
Flax dresser, one who breaks and swingles flax, or prepares
it for the spinner.
Flax mill, a mill or factory where flax is spun or linen
Flax puller, a machine for pulling flax plants in the
(a) A woman who spins flax. [Obs.]
(b) A prostitute. [Obs.] --Shak.
Mountain flax (Min.), amianthus.
New Zealand flax (Bot.) See Flax-plant.
Meaning of Mountain flax from wikipedia
- New Zealand flax describes
New Zealand perennial plants Phormium tenax
by the Māori names harakeke
flax or flax lily Phormium
tenax, flax or New Zealand
colensoi, mountain flax
New Zealand flax Flaxen
- Phormium colensoi
cookianum; mountain flax
New Zealand flax
, or wharariki
in Māori) is a perennial plant
that is native
to New Zealand...
- of flax
(Linum usitatissimum) and other oilseed crops
peak in the temperate climates
of the middle mountain
and hill farming regions
in Nepal. Flax
snakeroot, senegaroot, rattlesnake
root, and mountain flax
. Its species
people, a Native American
- updates compared
tops and blue/orange bases. Core: Flax
/ Carbon Spaceframe
Wood Core Red tops and orange/red bases. External
grow on exposed
ridges, and near the summit there
are mountain flax
and ferns. Common birds
are: fantails, kingfishers, tui,...
- Anagotus fairburni
or flax weevil
is a large flightless
weevil. It feeds
of New Zealand flax species where
- The restaurant
in 1985 by attorneys
and Larry Flax
Hills, California, United
States. California Pizza Kitchen
congestum, or Marin dwarf flax
, is an annual
only in San Mateo, San Francisco
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