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Related to upland cotton: pima cotton
A cotton plant (Gossypium hirsutum) that is widely cultivated for its oily seeds and its fiber, used for textiles.
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1. (Plants) a tropical American cotton plant, Gossypium hirsutum, widely cultivated for its fibre
2. (Textiles) the fibre of this plant, or the fabric woven from it
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a cotton plant, Gossypium hirsutum, that is the chief commercial cotton crop in the U.S.
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|Noun||1.||upland cotton - native tropical American plant now cultivated in the United States yielding short-staple cotton|
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