Egyptian cotton

noun

Definition of Egyptian cotton

: a fine long-staple often somewhat brownish cotton grown chiefly in Egypt

First Known Use of Egyptian cotton

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Egyptian cotton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Egyptian%20cotton. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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