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cotton
noun
1
a a shrubby plant with broad lobed leaves and egg-shaped seed pods, cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for the creamy-white downy fibres which surround its seeds;
b a number of these plants collectively.
2 the soft white fibre obtained from this plant, used in the production of textiles.
3 the cloth or yarn that is woven from fibres obtained from this plant.
adjective made from cotton.
verb (cottoned , cottoning ) (always cotton on to something) colloq to begin to understand it.
[14c: from French coton , from Arabic qutun ]
cottony adjective .


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