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Translation of "cotton" - English-Spanish dictionary

cotton

noun /ˈkotn/
a soft substance obtained from the seeds of the cotton plant, used in making thread or cloth algodón 1.3 million of the country’s 5 million farmers cultivate cotton.
the yarn or cloth made from this algodón 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) algodón She bathed the wound with cotton wool.
(Definition of cotton from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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