silk cotton


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silk cotton

[′silk ¦kät·ən]
(botany)
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Michelle Cliff also uses the silk cotton tree to maximum symbolic effect in Free Enterprise.
Historically, the silk cotton is the paramount jumbie tree, although it has come to be rivaled by the tamarind.
They do not realise, of course, that the onyina is also preserved because it gives us the silk cotton which we put in our pillows.
IN CARIBBEAN LORE, the silk cotton (ceibo) tree attracts spirits to the pits and caves that form around its thick roots.
colorful, slightly bohemian, focuses on the beautiful silk cotton print tunic, soft against her skin and adorned with gold sequins and chunky ethnic jewelry.
Blankets were in chunky chenille, micro-velour and silk cotton, and will retail from $39 to $59.