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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.
In a perfect--yet admittedly inconceivable--post-petroleum world, wouldn't it be nice if we could create high quality consumable packaging materials from waste products using a wide variety of organic, renewable, seemingly useless agricultural junk from anywhere around the world, like rice husks or cottonseed hulls, and by applying little or no energy to them, rely on nature to "grow" these products for us instead?
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.
1995) reported proanthocyanidins in cottonseed hulls reduced the ability of rumen microorganisms to degrade cottonseed proteins.
Canvas are: - Durable and versatile inkjet receptive topcoat; - Dye and pigment based printing capabilities; - Can simulate artistic paintings; - Dries quickly and will accept high ink loads; - Very smooth and clear - no bumps or cottonseed hulls.