1. [ noun ] from the kapok tree; used for stuffing and insulation
Synonyms: vegetable_silk silk_cotton
Related terms: plant_fiber red_silk_cotton padding
2. [ noun ] (botany) 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
Synonyms: silk-cotton_tree white_silk-cotton_tree Bombay_ceiba God_tree Ceiba_pentandra ceiba_tree
Related terms: angiospermous_tree
Similar spelling:   Kafka