Pima cotton


noun (often lowercase)

a variety of fine cotton developed from Egyptian cotton, produced in the southwestern U.S., used chiefly in the manufacture of shirts, ties, etc.

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Also called Pima.

Origin of Pima cotton

1935–40, Americanism; after Pima Co., Arizona

Words nearby Pima cotton

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