noun, plural cottonseeds (especially collectively) cottonseed.
the seed of the cotton plant, yielding an oil.

1785–95; cotton + seed Unabridged
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cottonseed (ˈkɒtənˌsiːd)
n , pl -seeds, -seed
the seed of the cotton plant: a source of oil and fodder

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