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cotton

noun [U]     /ˈkɒt.ən/ US  /ˈkɑː.t̬ən/
the threads which grow around the seeds of a tall plant which is grown especially in the US, China and South Asia 棉,棉花 a bale of cotton 一大包棉花 Textiles made from natural fibres
thread or cloth made from the fibres of the cotton plant 棉线;棉布 a shirt made of pure cotton 纯棉衬衫 She looked pretty in a simple cotton dress. 她穿着朴素的棉布连衣裙,看上去很漂亮。 UK a reel of cotton (= thread) 一卷棉线 Textiles made from natural fibres
US for cotton wool 脱脂棉 Toiletry and perfumesMedical dressings, supports and devices
cottony     /ˈkɒt.ən.i/ US  /ˈkɑː.t̬ən-/ adjective Words used to describe textiles
(Definition of cotton from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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