Definition of linter in English:

linter

noun

  • 1A machine for removing the short fibres from cotton seeds after ginning.

    1. 1.1linters The short fibres clinging to cotton seeds after ginning.
      • ‘It has started producing linters that will be used for making paper money and explosives.’
      • ‘These include acid delinted, which has the linters removed by sulphuric acid.’
      • ‘Most of the artists' papers made since then have used cotton linters, the short fibre waste from the ginning operation.’

Pronunciation:

linter

/ˈlɪntə/