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cotton wool

cotton wool

 
pronunciation:
ka tn wUl
part of speech: noun
definition 1: cotton that is in its raw state or unprocessed.
definition 2: thin sheets of fluffy, absorbent cotton, used for bandages, quilting, and the like; cotton batting.
definition 3: (chiefly British) a mass of soft cotton fibers used esp. for cleaning the skin; cotton, cotton ball.