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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