Definition of silk cotton in English:

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silk cotton

noun

Another term for kapok.
Example sentences
  • There is also a deep fascination with texture from the fine silk cotton yarn, to the merino and the matted felt coats she constructs.
  • Kapok is a silky fibre obtained from a large east Indian tree (the word is another one from Malay), which is sometimes called silk cotton or Java cotton.
  • Thus you can behold a collection of sarees, duppattas and salwar kameez pieces which are available in silk cotton, tussar, crepe, kota, chiffon, khadi, Chanderi, etc.

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Syllabification: silk cot·ton

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