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[mass noun] A fine-quality long-stapled cotton grown on islands off the southern US.
- ‘He is also able to get Sea Island cotton for shirts, although it is very expensive.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘‘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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