cotton picker

  1. a machine for removing the ripe cotton fiber from the standing plant.

Origin of cotton picker

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35

Words Nearby cotton picker Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cotton picker in a sentence

  • Iz a natchel-bawn cotton picker, myself, and so is Marthy, and right dar is whar I lowed I had um.

    The Southern South | Albert Bushnell Hart

British Dictionary definitions for cotton picker

cotton picker

  1. a machine for harvesting cotton fibre

  2. a person who picks ripe cotton fibre from the plants

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