cotton gin

noun

Definition of cotton gin

:a machine that separates the seeds, hulls, and foreign material from cotton

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First Known Use of cotton gin

1796


COTTON GIN Defined for English Language Learners

cotton gin

noun

Definition of cotton gin for English Language Learners

  • : a machine that separates the seeds of cotton plants from the cotton


COTTON GIN Defined for Kids

cotton gin

noun

Definition of cotton gin for Students

:a machine for removing seeds from cotton

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