Definition of Peruvian cotton
1. Noun. Cotton with long rough hairy fibers.
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Literary usage of Peruvian cotton
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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, ..."