noun, (often lowercase)
a variety of fine cotton developed from Egyptian cotton, produced in the southwestern U.S., used chiefly in the manufacture of shirts, ties, etc.
[pee-muh n] /ˈpi mən/ noun 1. any of various groupings of Uto-Aztecan languages, of varying degrees of inclusiveness, comprising and its closest relatives. adjective 2. pertaining or belonging to such a language grouping. 3. of or relating to the or their language.
[puh-mel-ik, -mee-lik] /pəˈmɛl ɪk, -ˈmi lɪk/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a crystalline compound, C 7 H 1 2 O 4 , soluble in alcohol and ether: used in polymers and as a plasticizer. pimelic acid pi·mel·ic acid (pĭ-měl’ĭk) n. A crystalline intermediate formed in the oxidation of oleic acid. Also called heptanedioic acid.
pimelo- pref. Fat; fatty: pimelopterygium.
pimelopterygium pim·e·lo·pter·y·gi·um (pĭm’ə-lō-tə-rĭj’ē-əm) n. A pterygium containing fat.