black cotton

noun
variants: or black cotton soil

Definition of black cotton

: a soil formed in the Deccan region of India by the disintegration of a black lava

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History and Etymology for black cotton

so called from its suitability for growing cotton

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“Black cotton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black%20cotton. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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