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Definition and synonyms of cotton from the online English dictionary from Macmillan EducationThis is the British English definition of cotton.View American English definition of cottonChange your default dictionary to American EnglishView the pronunciation for cotton.

Cotton definition, a soft, white, downy substance consisting of the hairs or fibers attached to the seeds of plants belonging to the genus Gossypium, of the mallow family, used in making fabrics, thread, wadding, etc.

cotton ( usually uncountable, plural cottons ) Gossypium, a genus of plant used as a source of cotton fiberAny plant that encases its seed in a thin fiber that is harvested and used as a fabric or clothAny fiber similar in appearance and use to Gossypium fiber( textiles) The textile made from the fiber harvested from a cotton plant

Cotton lisle, or fil d'Ecosse cotton, is a finely spun, tightly twisted type of cotton that is noted for being strong and durableLisle is composed of two strands

cotton definition the threads that grow around the seeds of a tall plant grown especially in the US, China, andLearn more.

Cotton is a plant that grows the soft, fluffy fibers that are used to make the fabric also known as cottonCotton grows best in very warm climates.

Define cottoncotton synonyms, cotton pronunciation, cotton translation, English dictionary definition of cottonnaAny of various shrubby plants of the genus

Cotton definition is a soft usually white fibrous substance composed of the hairs surrounding the seeds of various erect freely branching tropical plants (genus Gossypium) of the mallow family.

Cotton, seed hair fiber of several species of plants of the genus Gossypium, belonging to the hibiscus, or mallow, familyCotton, one of the worlds leading agricultural crops, is plentiful and economically produced, making cotton products relatively inexpensive.

All cotton sold as organic in the United States must meet strict federal regulations covering how the cotton is grownHow much organic cotton is grown globally According to the Textile Exchange Organic Cotton Farm Fiber Report, approximately , metric tons (MT) of organic cotton (, bales) were grown on , hectares