- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌlɪn.ə(ʊ)ˈliː.ɪk/, /ˌlɪn.ə(ʊ)ˈleɪ.ɪk/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˌlɪn.əˈliː.ɪk/, /ˌlɪn.əˈleɪ.ɪk/
- Rhymes: -iːɪk, -eɪɪk
linoleic (not comparable)
- Of, or derived from linoleum, or linseed oil
- (chemistry) designating an organic fatty acid, a thin yellow oil, found combined as an ester of glycerol in oils of linseed, poppy, hemp, and certain nuts; it is a polyunsaturated fatty acid with 18 carbon atoms and two double bonds.