boll

From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants
bollboll /bəʊl $ boʊl/ noun [countable] HBPthe part of a cotton plant that contains the seeds
Examples from the Corpus
bollCloset Republicans they are called by some, boll weevils by others.The boll weevil infests cotton fields and millionaires go bankrupt.
Origin boll (1400-1500) Middle Dutch bolle bowl, bubble