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pima cotton

noun pi·ma cotton \ˈpē-mə-, ˈpi-\

Definition of PIMA COTTON

:  a cotton that produces fiber of exceptional strength and firmness and that was developed in the southwestern United States by selection and breeding of Egyptian cottons

Origin of PIMA COTTON

Pima County, Arizona
First Known Use: 1925

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