2linters plural: the fuzz of short fibers that adheres to cottonseed after ginning
Examples of linter in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebCupro, for example, is a regenerated cellulose fiber made from cotton linter — the silky fibers that stick to the seeds of the cotton plant after it has been ginned.
Rosemary Feitelberg | Wwd, latimes.com, 25 July 2017
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