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cotton woolnoun [U]

uk   /ˌkɒt.ən ˈwʊl/ us   /ˌkɑː.t̬ən ˈwʊl/ UK US cotton
cotton in the form of a soft mass, usually used for cleaning your skin: cotton wool balls/pads
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