HyperDic: cotton_wool

English > 1 sense of the expression cotton wool:
NOUNsubstancecotton wool, cotton, cotton fibersoft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state
English > cotton wool: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningSoft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state.
Synonymscotton, cotton fiber
Narrowerabsorbent cottoncotton made absorbent by removal of the natural wax
long-staple cottoncotton with relatively long fibers
short-staple cottoncotton with relatively short fibers
Broaderplant fiber, plant fibreFiber derived from plants
Substance ofcottonFabric woven from cotton fibers
padding, cushioningartifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort
Spanishalgodón, fibra de algodón, gossypium
Catalancotó fluix, cotó

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