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Translation of "cotton" - English-French dictionary

cotton

noun /ˈkotn/
a soft substance got from the seeds of the cotton plant, used in making thread or cloth. (de/en) coton
the yarn or cloth made from this coton a reel of cotton This shirt is made of cotton (also adjective) a cotton shirt.
cotton candy
(American) candy floss. barbe à papa
cottonwool noun
(American absorbent cotton) loose cotton pressed into a mass, for absorbing liquids, wiping or protecting an injury etc ouate She bathed the wound with cotton wool.
(Definition of cotton from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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