upland cotton

noun

Definition of upland cotton

: a widely cultivated American cotton plant (Gossypium hirsutum) having short- to medium-staple fibers

First Known Use of upland cotton

1819, in the meaning defined above

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“Upland cotton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/upland%20cotton. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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