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- n. Alternative spelling of kapok.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A sort of cotton so short and fine that it can not be spun, used in the East Indies to line palanquins, to make mattresses, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fine short-stapled cotton of the East Indies, used chiefly to stuff cushions, line palanquins, etc.
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