[kot-n-seed] /ˈkɒt nˌsid/

noun, plural cottonseeds (especially collectively) cottonseed.
the of the plant, yielding an oil.
noun (pl) -seeds, -seed
the seed of the cotton plant: a source of oil and fodder


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