- a variety of Sea Island cotton, having silky, strong fibers, grown chiefly in northern Africa.
Origin of Egyptian cotton
First recorded in 1875–80
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I was expecting plush Egyptian-cotton thingies with the Playboy logo embroidered on them.The Sadly Underwhelming Playboy Mansion
February 6, 2013