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Definition of "cottonseed" [cottonseed]

  • The seed of the cotton plant, the source of cottonseed oil. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cottonseed" in a sentence
  • "It's not like cottonseed is inherently disgusting."
  • "But as I have always inquired into the price of seed and have kept myself posted on the prices to the farmer and for that reason have been called a cottonseed booster."
  • ""Every year, the world produces about 44 million metric tons of cottonseed, which is equivalent to 10 million tons of protein," he says."