Definition of Sea Island cotton in English:

Sea Island cotton

Syllabification: Sea Is·land cot·ton

noun

A fine-quality long-staple cotton grown on islands off the southern US.
More example sentences
  • Cotton production for this niche remained concentrated along the South Carolina and Georgia coast, where sea-island cotton, a long-staple transplant from South America was grown.
  • He is also able to get Sea Island cotton for shirts, although it is very expensive.
  • ‘Most of the companies that use Sea Island cotton today actually blend it with lesser cottons to lower the price,’ he says.

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