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Middle English from Old English līnen from Proto-Germanic *līnīno- from Proto-Germanic *līnom from Proto-Indo-European *līn- (flax). Akin to Latin linum.

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Linen (s)

  1. (uncountable) Thread or cloth made from flax fiber.
  2. (countable) Domestic textiles, such as tablecloths, bedding, towels, under clothes, etc., that are made of linen or linen-like fabrics of cotton or other fibers; linens.
    She put the freshly cleaned linens into the linen closet.
  3. (colour) A light beige colour, like that of linen cloth undyed.
    Linen colour:   

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