Definition of Cotton plant
1. Noun. Erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers.
Terms within: Cottonseed
Group relationships: Genus Gossypium, Gossypium
Specialized synonyms: Gossypium Arboreum, Tree Cotton, Gossypium Barbadense, Sea Island Cotton, Tree Cotton, Gossypium Herbaceum, Levant Cotton, Gossypium Hirsutum, Upland Cotton, Gossypium Peruvianum, Peruvian Cotton, Egyptian Cotton, Arizona Wild Cotton, Gossypium Thurberi, Wild Cotton
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cotton Plant
Literary usage of Cotton plant
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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1896)
"NITROGEN ASSIMILATION IN THE cotton plant. BY CHARLES E. COATES AND WR DODSON. ... As the cotton plant is highly nitrogenous in character and as there ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"UNIVERSITY OP WISCONSIN WA TAYLOR, SF ACHEE ON THE REGULARITY OF BLOOMING IN THE cotton plant IN 1915 the writer carried on some experiments on the water ..."
3. The Popular Science Monthly (1877)
"The plant grows In a different manner from the ordinary cotton-plant. It grows to about the height of ten feet, has a straight, vertical stem, ..."
4. American Agriculturist (1846)
"... breadth at the points of the wings, when at rest ; the color an ashen-grey, | « Seabrook's Memoir on the cotton plant; and Edwards' West Indies. ..."
5. The American Agriculturist (1846)
"... which would have been devoured I * Seabrook's Memoir on the cotton plant; an« by them, was, with the enemy, effectually destroyed Edwards' West Indies. ..."
6. Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and by Francis Peyre Porcher (1869)
"Townsend Glover, entomologi, employed by the Pater Office, describes the diseases incident to the cotton plant in successive papers, in the volumes of the ..."
7. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1858)
"The London cotton plant; a Journal of Tropical Civilisation. Published for the Proprietors by C. MITCHELL. London: June, 1858. 2. ..."