Cotton-picker

cotton picker

noun
a machine for removing the ripe cotton fiber from the standing plant.

Origin:
1825–35, Americanism

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cotton picker
 
n
1.  a machine for harvesting cotton fibre
2.  a person who picks ripe cotton fibre from the plants

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