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Meaning of TREE COTTON

Pronunciation:  tree'kâtn

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  East Indian shrub cultivated especially for ornament for its pale yellow to deep purple blossoms
  2. [n]  small bushy tree grown on islands of the Caribbean and off the southern United States Atlantic coast and yielding cotton with unusually long silky fibers
 
 Synonyms: Gossypium arboreum, Gossypium barbadense, sea island cotton
 
 See Also: cotton, cotton plant

 

 

 

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