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- 1. kapok, silk cotton, vegetable silk, plant fiber, plant fibre
- usage: a plant fiber from the kapok tree; used for stuffing and insulation
- 2. kapok, ceiba tree, silk-cotton tree, white silk-cotton tree, Bombay ceiba, God tree, Ceiba pentandra, angiospermous tree, flowering tree
- usage: massive tropical tree with deep ridges on its massive trunk and bearing large pods of seeds covered with silky floss; source of the silky kapok fiber
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