linter

[lin-ter]
noun
1.
linters, short cotton fibers that stick to seeds after a first ginning.
2.
a machine for removing lint from cloth.

Origin:
1730–40, Americanism; lint + -er1

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linter (ˈlɪntə)
 
n
1.  a machine for stripping the short fibres of ginned cotton seeds
2.  (plural) the fibres so removed

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