German translation of “cotton”
cotton noun /ˈkotn/
› a soft substance got from the seeds of the cotton plant, used in making thread or cloth.
› the yarn or cloth made from this
a reel of cotton This shirt is made of cotton (also adjective) a cotton shirt. cotton candy › (American) candy floss.
cottonwool noun › (American absorbent cotton) loose cotton pressed into a mass, for absorbing liquids, wiping or protecting an injury etc
She bathed the wound with cotton wool.