Translation of "cotton" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈkɒt·ən/ us /ˈkɑ·t̬ən/

B1 a plant used for making thread and cloth


B1 cloth that is made from the cotton plant

a cotton shirt

US UK cotton wool a soft mass of cotton, usually used for cleaning your skin

algodón (hidrófilo)

(Translation of “cotton” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈkotn/

a soft substance obtained from the seeds of the cotton plant, used in making thread or cloth

1.3 million of the country’s 5 million farmers cultivate cotton.

the yarn or cloth made from this

a reel of cotton
This shirt is made of cotton
(also adjective) a cotton shirt.
cotton candy noun

(American) candy floss.

algodón dulce
cottonwool noun

(British ) loose cotton pressed into a mass, for absorbing liquids, wiping or protecting an injury etc : absorbent cotton(American)

She bathed the wound with cotton wool.

(Translation of “cotton” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)