cottonseed cottonseed  /ˈkɑ tən ˌsid/


  • (n) seed of cotton plants; source of cottonseed oil


  1. This time he had the approval of the cottonseed industry, which hoped that lower prices might increase cottonseed use, cut down surpluses.
  2. Genetic engineers have removed a powerful toxin from cottonseed, which is rich in protein.
  3. Since cottonseed oil is not directly a consumer product, there may be less domestic pressure to deny the Russians a bargain in it.


  • Catching Up: Acala Farms continues to impress

    Flavored cottonseed oils sold by owners of Botham Vineyards & Winery draws a crowd at recent Fancy Foods show in New York.
    on July 15, 2013     Source: Wisconsin State Journal


  • By 2010, Lula said, five percent of Brazilian diesel will come from abundant Brazilian plants such as "African palm, cottonseed, sunflower, castor beans, and many other seeds."
    on Mar 9, 2007 By: Lula da Silva Source: Environment News Service

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