maarad

noun
maa·​rad | \ ˈmäˌrad \
plural -s

Definition of maarad

: a brownish long-staple cotton developed in Egypt from American pima cotton

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“Maarad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maarad. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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