Cotton meaning

  • Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective capsule, around the seeds of cotton plants of the genus Gossypium in the family of Malvaceae. The fiber is almost pure cellulose.
  • The plant is a shrub native to tropical and subtropical regions around the world, including the Americas, Africa, and India. The greatest diversity of wild cotton species is found in Mexico, followed by Australia and Africa.
  • The fiber is most often spun into yarn or thread and used to make a soft, breathable textile.
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    Definition of Cotton in English Dictionary

  • Proper nounSUF-ton
    1. The name of several settlements around the world.
      1. A habitational surname​.
        1. A surname​.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • He tried sneaking it past them, but they didn't cotton to his attempts.
            • Spatial patterns of Verticillium dahliae microsclerotia were characterized in commercial cotton fields through quadrat and point sampling in 1994 and 2013, respectively.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Cotton socklets at Bloomingdale’s; Ralph Lauren Prospect chinos.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Proper nouns
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          1. en Cottonian
          2. en Cottonwood
          3. en Cotton State
          4. en Cotton effect
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of Cotton for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "Cotton" is a noun, more specifically, a proper noun.
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