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cotton wool

noun [U] uk   us   UK (US cotton)
cotton in the form of a soft mass, usually used for cleaning your skin: cotton wool balls/pads
Translations of “cotton wool”
in Korean 화장솜…
in Arabic قُطْن طِبّي…
in Portuguese algodão hidrofílico…
in Catalan cotó fluix…
in Japanese (化粧用)コットン…
in Italian cotone idrofilo…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常用於清潔皮膚的)藥棉,脫脂棉…
in Russian вата…
in Turkish hidrofil pamuk/cilt temizleme pamuğu…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常用于清洁皮肤的)药棉,脱脂棉…
in Polish wata…
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