Definition of Tree Cotton in English :

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Tree Cotton meaning in English

Meaning of Tree Cotton in English

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Tree Cotton

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Noun

1. 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

2. gossypium arboreum, tree cotton

East Indian shrub cultivated especially for ornament for its pale yellow to deep purple blossoms

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Tree Cotton

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noun
any of several tropical bombacaceous trees of the genus Ceiba, esp Ceiba pentandra, having seeds covered with silky hairs from which kapok is obtained
. Also called: kapok tree

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Tree Cotton

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any of several large, tropical, trees (genera Bombax and Ceiba) of the bombax family that have capsular fruits with silky hairs around the seeds

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