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silk cotton

noun
1.
the silky covering of the seeds of certain tropical trees of the bombax family, used for stuffing cushions, pillows, etc.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700
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  • Next examined was a smoldering fire using silk cotton cushion.
British Dictionary definitions for silk cotton

silk cotton

noun
1.
another name for kapok
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