a machine for removing the ripe cotton fiber from the standing plant.
a machine for harvesting cotton fibre
a person who picks ripe cotton fibre from the plants
[kot-n-pik-uh n] /ˈkɒt nˌpɪk ən/ adjective, Slang. 1. damned; confounded: That’s a cottonpickin’ lie. adjective 1. (US & Canadian, slang) (intensifier qualifying something undesirable): you cotton-picking layabout! adj. as a deprecatory term first recorded in a Bugs Bunny cartoon, but a similar noun meaning “contemptible person” dates to around 1919, perhaps with racist overtones that […]
noun 1. a press for baling cotton.
- Cotton sedge
noun 1. (Canadian) another name for cotton grass
[kot-n-seed] /ˈkɒt nˌsid/ noun, plural cottonseeds (especially collectively) cottonseed. 1. the of the plant, yielding an oil. /ˈkɒtənˌsiːd/ noun (pl) -seeds, -seed 1. the seed of the cotton plant: a source of oil and fodder