cottonseed

cottonseed
cot•ton•seed
[[t]ˈkɒt nˌsid[/t]] n. pl. -seeds, (esp. collectively)-seed.
pln the seed of the cotton plant, yielding an oil
Etymology: 1785–95

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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