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

  • n. A silky fiber, such as kapok, attached to the seeds of certain trees.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a cottony substance enveloping the seeds of the silk-cotton tree.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See cotton.

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

  • n. a plant fiber from the kapok tree; used for stuffing and insulation

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