cottonnoun [ U ]uk /ˈkɒt.ən/ us /ˈkɑː.t̬ən/
a bale of cotton
- Natural fibres such as cotton tend to be cooler.
- A sweater knitted in pure cotton hasn't much give .
- He shivered with cold in his thin cotton shirt.
- Black slaves used to work on the cotton plantations of the southern United States.
- The final stage of the production of cotton is when it is spun into thread.
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adjective uk /ˈkɒt.ən.i/ us /ˈkɑː.t̬ən.i/