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|Noun||1.||cotton plant - erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers|
cottonseed - seed of cotton plants; source of cottonseed oil
Gossypium arboreum, tree cotton - East Indian shrub cultivated especially for ornament for its pale yellow to deep purple blossoms
Gossypium barbadense, sea island cotton, tree cotton - small bushy tree grown on islands of the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of the southern United States; yields cotton with unusually long silky fibers
Gossypium herbaceum, Levant cotton - Old World annual having heart-shaped leaves and large seeds with short greyish lint removed with difficulty; considered an ancestor of modern short-staple cottons
Gossypium hirsutum, upland cotton - native tropical American plant now cultivated in the United States yielding short-staple cotton
Egyptian cotton - fine somewhat brownish long-staple cotton grown in Egypt; believed to be derived from sea island cotton or by hybridization with Peruvian cotton
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