cottonseed cottonseed  /ˈkɑ tən ˌsid/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  • 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

Quotes

  • 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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