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noun 
  1. (uncountable) Thread or cloth made from flax fiber.
  2. (countable) Domestic textiles made from linen or linen-like fabrics, such as tablecloths, bedding, towels, and the such.
She placed the freshly washed linens into the linen closet.
  1. (colour) A light beige colour, like that of linen cloth.
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Translations: 
  • Dutch: linnen , doek
  • French: toile , lin
  • German: Laken, Leinen
  • Spanish: ropa blanca
Etymology: Old English linen, lÄnen, from Germanic
  • lÄnÄno-, from
  • lÄnom, from or cognate with Latin linum.



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