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Coined c. 1864 by inventor Frederick Walton, from Latin linum (flax) + oleum (oil). Used as a trade name but never registered as a trademark, it was the first product whose name was ruled to be genericized.

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Linoleum

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Linoleum (uncountable)
  1. An inexpensive waterproof covering used especially for floors, made from solidified linseed oil over a burlap or canvas backing, or from its modern replacement, polyvinyl chloride.

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From English linoleum.

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Linoleum m. sg.

  1. linoleum

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