boll

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noun \ˈbōl\

Definition of boll

  1. :  the pod or capsule of a plant (as cotton)

Origin and Etymology of boll

Middle English


First Known Use: 15th century


Böll

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biographical name \ˈbəl, ˈbœl\

Definition of Böll

  1. Heinrich Theodor 1917–1985 Ger. writer


BOLL Defined for English Language Learners

boll

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noun \ˈbōl\

Definition of boll for English Language Learners

  • : the part of the cotton plant that contains the seeds


BOLL Defined for Kids

boll

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noun \ˈbōl\

Definition of boll for Students

  1. :  the usually roundish pod of some plants <cotton bolls>


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