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  Definition of cotton
  1. fabric woven from cotton fibers
  2. thread made of cotton fibers
  3. erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers
  4. silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state
  5. take a liking to; "cotton to something"
Similar Words: cotton cloth, cotton plant, cotton wool

 

Hyponyms: gauze, gauze bandage, lisle, tree cotton, Gossypium arboreum, sea island cotton, Gossypium barbadense, Levant cotton, Gossypium herbaceum, upland cotton, Gossypium hirsutum, Peruvian cotton, Gossypium peruvianum, Egyptian cotton, wild cotton, Arizona wild cotton, Gossypium thurberi, absorbent cotton

 

Substance Meronyms: padding, cushioning, cotton cloth

 

Member Meronyms: Gossypium, genus Gossypium

 

Language Translations:
Basque: algodoi   Bosnian: pamuk  
Bulgarian: памук   Chinese: 棉花  
Danish: bomuld   Dutch: katoen  
Esperanto: kotono   Finnish: puuvilla  
French: coton   German: Baumwolle  
Hebrew: כותנה   Hungarian: pamut  
Indonesian: kapas   Italian: cotone  
Japanese: 綿   Norwegian: bomull  
Portuguese: algodão   Romanian: bumbac  
Russian: хлопок   Slovene: bombaž  
Spanish: algodón   Swedish: bomull  
Telugu: పత్తి   Turkish: pamuk  
Ukrainian: бавовник  
 
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