cottonseed

noun cot·ton·seed \ ˈkä-tᵊn-ˌsēd \

Definition of cottonseed

:the seed of the cotton plant

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First Known Use of cottonseed

1774


COTTONSEED Defined for Kids

cottonseed

noun cot·ton·seed \ ˈkä-tᵊn-ˌsēd \

Definition of cottonseed for Students

:the seed of the cotton plant from which comes an oil used especially in cooking and a protein-rich meal used in livestock feed


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