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The seed of the cotton plant, the source of cottonseed oil.


n, pl -seeds or -seed
(Agriculture) the seed of the cotton plant: a source of oil and fodder


(ˈkɒt nˌsid)

n., pl. -seeds, (esp. collectively) -seed.
the seed of the cotton plant, yielding an oil.
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Noun1.cottonseed - seed of cotton plants; source of cottonseed oil
cottonseed oil - edible oil pressed from cottonseeds
oil-rich seed, oilseed - any of several seeds that yield oil
cotton plant, cotton - erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers
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The six proprietary recipes consisted of cottonseed hulls, gypsum, or cornstarch blended with two sizes of cotton bun-particles--fine or coarse.
Linted whole cottonseed can also be dehulled, which results in kernels and 250 to 380 g/kg of linted cottonseed hulls (Kromer, 1977).
In addition to the recycling of stable bedding, mushroom substrate may include crushed corncobs, cottonseed hulls, soybean hulls, peanut hulls and cocoa shells, providing a useful solution for byproducts that previously posed waste management challenges for other agricultural operations.
The fibers are grown on agricultural wastes, like cottonseed hulls, until they form a spongy block.
Other suitable substrates include wheat straw and cottonseed hulls.
Outbound commodities include soybeans, corn, rice, milo, wheat, paper and cottonseed hulls.
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These include corn cobs (ground or pelletized) and cottonseed hulls (as is or pelletized).