egyptian-cotton

Egyptian cotton

noun
a variety of Sea Island cotton, having silky, strong fibers, grown chiefly in northern Africa.

Origin:
1875–80

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egyptian cotton

noun
fine somewhat brownish long-staple cotton grown in Egypt; believed to be derived from sea island cotton or by hybridization with Peruvian cotton 
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