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German translation of “cotton”

cotton

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

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