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Tree cotton   /tri kˈɑtən/   Listen
Tree cotton

noun
1.
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.  Synonyms: Gossypium barbadense, sea island cotton.
2.
East Indian shrub cultivated especially for ornament for its pale yellow to deep purple blossoms.  Synonym: Gossypium arboreum.






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Words linked to "Tree cotton" :   sea island cotton, cotton, cotton plant



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