from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A toxic pigment, C30H30O8, obtained from cottonseed oil and detoxified by heating, that has been experimentally shown to inhibit sperm production.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of a class of toxic polyphenols found in the seeds of the cotton plant
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as gossypein.
New Latin Gossypium, genus name (from Latin gossypion, cotton plant) + -ol1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Gossypium, cotton (Wiktionary)