pima cotton

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noun pi·ma cotton \ˈpē-mə-, ˈpi-\

Definition of pima cotton

  1. :  a cotton that produces fiber of exceptional strength and firmness and that was developed in the southwestern U.S. by selection and breeding of Egyptian cottons

Origin and Etymology of pima cotton

Pima County, Arizona


First Known Use: 1925


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