Cotton picker


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cotton picker

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1. (Agriculture) a machine for harvesting cotton fibre
2. (Agriculture) a person who picks ripe cotton fibre from the plants

Cotton picker

1. A person who picks cotton.
2. An implement designed to mechanically remove cotton fiber from its seedpod. It was developed before World War II, but did not seriously replace handpicking until after World War II.
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