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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. herbs and shrubs and small trees: cotton;
[syn: Gossypium, genus Gossypium]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gossypium \Gos*syp"i*um\, n. [NL., fr. L. gossypion, gossipion.] (Bot.) A genus of plants which yield the cotton of the arts. The species are much confused. G. herbaceum is the name given to the common cotton plant, while the long-stapled sea-island cotton is produced by G. Barbadense, a shrubby variety. There are several other kinds besides these. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Gossypium n 1: herbs and shrubs and small trees: cotton [syn: Gossypium, genus Gossypium]