What does kapok mean?

Definitions for kapokˈkeɪ pɒk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kapok, silk cotton, vegetable silk(noun)

    a plant fiber from the kapok tree; used for stuffing and insulation

  2. kapok, ceiba tree, silk-cotton tree, white silk-cotton tree, Bombay ceiba, God tree, Ceiba pentandra(noun)

    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


  1. kapok(Noun)

    A silky fibre obtained from the silk-cotton tree used for insulation and stuffing for pillows, mattresses, etc.

  2. Origin: From kapuk.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Kapok

    ka-pok′, n. a cottony or silky fibre covering the seeds of a species of silk-cotton tree, used for stuffing pillows, &c.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kapok in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kapok in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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