Definition of Peruvian cotton

1. Noun. Cotton with long rough hairy fibers.

Exact synonyms: Gossypium Peruvianum
Generic synonyms: Cotton, Cotton Plant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peruvian Cotton

Perthian
Perthians
Perthshire
Pertik's diverticulum
Pertusaria
Pertusariaceae
Peru
Perugia
Perugian
Perugians
Perun
Perutz
Peruvian
Peruvian balsam
Peruvian bark
Peruvian cotton (current term)
Peruvian current
Peruvian lily
Peruvian mastic tree
Peruvian monetary unit
Peruvian slaty antshrike
Peruvian slaty antshrikes
Peruvian tarantula
Peruvian wart
Peruvianness
Peruvians
Pesach
Pesah
Pesaro
Pesaro e Urbino

Literary usage of Peruvian cotton

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Peruvian Bark: A Popular Account of the Introduction of Chinchona by Clements Robert Markham (1880)
"The great advantage that I anticipated from the introduction of Peruvian cotton into India was the profitable cultivation of a long-stapled and high-priced ..."

2. Peru of the Twentieth Century by Percy Falcke Martin (1911)
"The classes cultivated are various, and may be enumerated as follows: Peruvian cotton (Gossypium ... Peruvian cotton, or G. Peruvianum, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Peruvian cotton may be divided roughly into five staple classifications: The so-called "full rough" cotton, coming mostly from the plantations in the Piura ..."

4. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"and rough Peruvian cotton that of G. peruvianum (Cav.). The cotton plant grows as a shrub or small tree. ... Peruvian cotton is chiefly of two kinds, ..."

5. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1863)
"The staple of this Peruvian cotton is longer than that of " Uplands" ... 0-95 1-21 1-08 The Peruvian cotton plant is indigenous and perennial, ..."

6. The Textile Fibres: Their Physical, Microscopical and Chemical Properties by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1913)
"Santos cotton comes from Brazil; it is not much in demand on account of its inferior quality.t Peruvian cotton.—Rough Peruvian cotton J has a light creamy ..."

7. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1863)
"The staple of this Peruvian cotton is longer than that of " Uplands" ... 077 1'02 0'69 The Peruvian cotton plant is indigenous and perennial, ..."

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