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cotton candy

noun [U] uk   US ( UK candyfloss) us  
a large soft ball of white or pink sugar in the form of thin threads, usually sold on a stick and eaten at fairs and amusement parks
Translations of “cotton candy”
in Korean 솜사탕…
in Arabic غَزل البَنات (مِصر)…
in Portuguese algodão-doce…
in Catalan cotó de sucre…
in Japanese 綿菓子…
in Italian zucchero filato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 棉花糖…
in Chinese (Simplified) 棉花糖…
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