silk cotton


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silk cotton

[′silk ¦kät·ən]
(botany)
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In an effort to give the reader a greater understanding of some of the symbolic aspects of Vodou, it is worthwhile to explore the usage of such beliefs as ghosts, the silk cotton tree, the soukougnan, and the zombie.
This rose 'n chain print silk cotton dress is by New York-based Mandarin and General in collaboration with Darcel Disappoints.
The first Tobagonian I encounter on the island lives with as much trust as the silk cotton trees found here, and leaves his front door open, his parked car unlocked.
Kyrgyz embroidery is sewn with woolen, silk cotton threads on leather, felt velvet, cotton, or woolen fabrics.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore an ivory silk cotton Mikado gown.
Spirit trees take many forms but the most familiar are the silk cotton (Ceiba pentandra) and wild fig (Ficus trigonata, Ficus citrifolia, or Ficus spp.
Then there was Sasabonsam, a monster with fiery, twisted hair, a long neck and extremely long, thin legs, who would usually sit on top of a tall silk cotton tree (onyina) and let his long, thin legs dangle by the side of the tree.