noun, plural cot·ton·seeds, (especially collectively) cot·ton·seed.
Examples from the Web for cottonseed
Cottonseed oil may be used for this purpose, although olive oil is best.
Cottonseed Oil is largely used in the manufacture of floating and laundry soaps.Soap-Making Manual|E. G. Thomssen
In the manufacture of packing-house and cottonseed products the stearin is often separated from the olein.Encyclopedia of Diet|Eugene Christian
Oils, such as cottonseed oil or the tasteless liquid petroleum, may also be used for this purpose.
For deep fat frying several preparations are made from cottonseed oil that are agreeable to use and of moderate price.Foods and Household Management|Helen Kinne