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linter

[lin-ter] /ˈlɪn tər/
noun
1.
linters, short cotton fibers that stick to seeds after a first ginning.
2.
a machine for removing lint from cloth.
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40, Americanism; lint + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for linters

linter

/ˈlɪntə/
noun
1.
a machine for stripping the short fibres of ginned cotton seeds
2.
(pl) the fibres so removed
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