kapok: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kā'pok), [key]
— n.
  1. the silky down that invests the seeds of a silk-cotton tree Ceiba pentandra, of the East Indies, Africa, and tropical America: used for stuffing pillows, life jackets, etc., and for acoustical insulation. Also called
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