Definition of Cottonseed

1. Noun. Seed of cotton plants; source of cottonseed oil.

Terms within: Cottonseed Oil
Generic synonyms: Oil-rich Seed, Oilseed
Group relationships: Cotton, Cotton Plant

Definition of Cottonseed

1. Noun. The seed of the cotton plant ¹

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Definition of Cottonseed

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cottonseed

cottoning to
cottonmouth moccasin
cottons to
cottonseed (current term)
cottonseed cake
cottonseed meal
cottonseed oil
cottontail rabbit
cottontop tamarin

Literary usage of Cottonseed

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1. The Journal of Biological Chemistry by American Society of Biological Chemists (1917)
"In the first of a series of studies upon the nutritive value of cottonseed flour,1 we reported: "Our results indicate that cottonseed meal does not contain ..."

2. Agricultural Economics: A Selection of Materials in which Economic by Edwin Griswold Nourse (1916)
"For example, breads, etc., prepared from cottonseed meal were served to certain members of the Farmers' Congress held at College Station, Texas, ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1894)
"The importance which cottonseed-meal has assumed as a cattle-food of late years, makes it desirable to understand its chemical composition, especially as ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1904)
"3O, 3«5. cottonseed, detection in castor oil, 35. 639. cottonseed, detection in ... 43, 1054. cottonseed, nitrate of silver test for. 38, 038. cottonseed ..."

5. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1905)
"In 1832, a small cottonseed-oil mill was operated on a small island off the ... In 1847, further unsuccessful attempts to extract oil from cottonseed were ..."

6. Report on the Fertilizer Industry: August 19, 1916 by United States Federal Trade Commission (1916)
"The price of corn, especially, affects the price of cottonseed meal and may be ... The relation of corn prices and cottonseed meal prices is shown by the ..."

7. Therapeutic Gazette (1899)
"However wholesome and nutritious, though, cottonseed oil may be, it should be sold under its right name and should not be allowed to masquerade under titles ..."

8. Carotinoids and Related Pigments: The Chromolipoids by Leroy Sheldon Palmer (1922)
"... Red Carotin-poor rations cottonseed meal and cottonseed hulls 1.3* cottonseed hulls, timothy hay and white corn 12 cottonseed meal, cottonseed hulls, ..."

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