[ lˈɪnəm], [ lˈɪnəm], [ l_ˈɪ_n_ə_m]
How to use "Linum" in context?
Linum is a genus of about fifty plants in the flax family, which includes both fibre plants, for example linen and cotton, and oilseed rape. Linum is the sole genus within the flax family which contains both a true grass and a flax, both of which are members of the genus Linum. The name Linum is derived from Latin, meaning "flax". Linum perenne, or perennial flax, is the most common species and is the plant that is most often used for linen. The other species of Linum are L. italicum, L. hirsutum, L.
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