cotton (fiber)

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White-to-yellowish seed-hair fibers of several species of the genus Gossypium, native to most subtropical areas of the world; used especially for making textile, cord, padding, rag paper, and for cellulose used for plastic and rayon.

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The Arts and Architecture Thesaurus Online, The Getty Research Institute.

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http://vocab.getty.edu/aat/300183670
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