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or Sea Island cotton
[see-ahy-luh nd] /ˈsiˌaɪ lənd/
a long-staple cotton, Gossypium barbadense, raised originally in the Sea Islands and now grown chiefly in the West Indies.
sea-island cotton
a cotton plant, Gossypium barbadense, of the Sea Islands, widely cultivated for its fine long fibres
the fibre of this plant or the material woven from it


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