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Meaning of LINOLEUM

Pronunciation:  li'nowleeum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a floor covering
 

LINOLEUM is a 8 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: lino
 
 See Also: covering material

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Li*no"le*um\ (l[i^]*n[=o]"l[-e]*[u^]m), n. [L. linum
flax + oleum oil.]
1. Linseed oil brought to various degrees of hardness by some
   oxidizing process, as by exposure to heated air, or by
   treatment with chloride of sulphur. In this condition it
   is used for many of the purposes to which India rubber has
   been applied.

2. A kind of floor cloth made by laying hardened linseed oil
   mixed with ground cork on a canvas backing.

 

 

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