Definition of upland cotton in English:

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upland cotton

noun

Cotton of a type grown in the US that typically yields medium- and short-staple forms of cotton.
  • Gossypium hirsutum variety latifolium, family Malvaceae
Example sentences
  • Cotton Incorporated is a research and marketing company representing upland cotton, and is funded by more than 30,000 U.S. producers of upland cotton and U.S. importers of cotton and cotton products.
  • Breeders of conventional or upland cotton, may also benefit from the research.

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Syllabification: up·land cot·ton

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