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Sea Island cotton

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A fine, long-staple cotton originally cultivated in southeastern North America.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun small bushy tree grown on islands of the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of the southern United States; yields cotton with unusually long silky fibers

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After the Sea Islands.]

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