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cottonwood

noun cot·ton·wood \-ˌwd\

: a type of tree that grows in the U.S. and has seeds that look like they are covered with cotton

Full Definition of COTTONWOOD

:  any of several poplars having seeds with cottony hairs; especially :  one (Populus deltoides) of the eastern and central United States often cultivated for its rapid growth and luxuriant foliage
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First Known Use of COTTONWOOD

1802
COTTONWOOD Defined for Kids

cottonwood

noun cot·ton·wood \ˈkä-tən-ˌwd\

Definition of COTTONWOOD for Kids

:  a poplar tree that has seeds with bunches of hairs resembling cotton
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