Bourbon cotton

noun

Definition of Bourbon cotton

: a cotton derived from a West Indian cotton plant (Gossypium purpurascens)

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History and Etymology for Bourbon cotton

Bourbon (now Réunion), French island in the Indian ocean

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“Bourbon cotton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bourbon%20cotton. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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