Definition of Cotton-seed tree

1. Noun. A shrub of salt marshes of eastern and south central North America and West Indies; fruit is surrounded with white plumelike hairy tufts.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Cotton-seed Tree

cottiers
cottise
cottised
cottises
cottising
cottoid
cottoids
cottolene
cotton
cotton-candy
cotton-dust asthma
cotton-fibre embolism
cotton-mill fever
cotton-picking
cotton-root bark
cotton-seed tree (current term)
cotton-wool
cotton-wool patches
cotton-wool spots
cotton-wooly
cotton ball
cotton boll
cotton bolls
cotton bollworm
cotton cake
cotton candy
cotton cloth
cotton flannel
cotton gin
cotton gins

Literary usage of Cotton-seed tree

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

1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"cotton-seed tree. Ploughman's-spikenard. Sept.- hamas ; Cuba. The white pappus is very conspicuous in Nov. glomerate in the axils of the upper leaves, ..."

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