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kapok

noun ka·pok \ˈkā-ˌpäk\

Definition of KAPOK

:  a mass of silky fibers that invest the seeds of the ceiba tree and are used especially as a filling for mattresses, life preservers, and sleeping bags and as insulation

Origin of KAPOK

Malay
First Known Use: circa 1750

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May 23, 2015
debouch Hear it
to emerge or cause to emerge
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