cottonseed

[ kot-n-seed ]
/ ˈkɒt nˌsid /

noun, plural cot·ton·seeds, (especially collectively) cot·ton·seed.

the seed of the cotton plant, yielding an oil.

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Origin of cottonseed

First recorded in 1785–95; cotton + seed
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British Dictionary definitions for cottonseed

cottonseed
/ (ˈkɒtənˌsiːd) /

noun plural -seeds or -seed

the seed of the cotton plant: a source of oil and fodder
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