from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A fine, long-staple cotton originally cultivated in southeastern North America.
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- 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
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[After the Sea Islands.]
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