ceiba pentandra


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kapok \Ka*pok"\, n. [Prob. fr. the native name.] (Bot.)
   A silky wool derived from the seeds of Ceiba pentandra
   (syn. Eriodendron anfractuosum), a bombaceous tree of the
   East and West Indies.
   [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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