meadowfoam

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

meadow +‎ foam

NounEdit

meadowfoam (countable and uncountable, plural meadowfoams)

  1. Any of the plants in the genus Limnanthes, flowering annuals native to the western US, especially white meadowfoam (Limnanthes alba), which is grown for the oil in its seeds.
  2. (uncountable) The industrially-useful oil produced by Limnanthes alba