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1. cotton

noun. ['ˈkɑːtən, ˈkɔtən'] soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state.

Synonyms

  • cotton wool
  • cotton fiber
  • short-staple cotton
  • long-staple cotton
  • plant fibre
  • absorbent cotton
  • plant fiber
  • padding

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • different
  • unlike
  • unalike

Etymology

  • cotoun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cotun (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Cotton

  • mcnaughton
  • macnaughton
  • broughton
  • braughton
  • watton
  • naughton
  • lawton
  • laughton
  • houghton
  • haughton
  • gotten
  • doughten
  • daughton
  • boughten
  • auton

2. cotton-seed_tree

noun. a shrub of salt marshes of eastern and south central North America and West Indies; fruit is surrounded with white plumelike hairy tufts.

Synonyms

  • groundsel tree
  • shrub
  • genus Baccharis
  • groundsel bush
  • Baccharis
  • bush
  • consumption weed

Antonyms

  • superior

3. cotton

noun. ['ˈkɑːtən, ˈkɔtən'] fabric woven from cotton fibers.

Synonyms

  • cotton wool
  • cotton fiber
  • gauze
  • cloth
  • fabric
  • material
  • gauze bandage

Antonyms

  • superior
  • natural object
  • insulator
  • conductor

Etymology

  • cotoun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cotun (Anglo-Norman)

4. cotton

noun. ['ˈkɑːtən, ˈkɔtən'] thread made of cotton fibers.

Synonyms

  • thread
  • lisle thread
  • yarn

Antonyms

  • unbodied
  • immateriality
  • incorporeality
  • insubstantial

Etymology

  • cotoun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cotun (Anglo-Norman)

5. cotton

noun. ['ˈkɑːtən, ˈkɔtən'] erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers.

Synonyms

  • Egyptian cotton
  • Gossypium herbaceum
  • Gossypium
  • Gossypium thurberi
  • genus Gossypium
  • cotton plant
  • bush
  • Arizona wild cotton
  • sea island cotton
  • tree cotton
  • cottonseed
  • wild cotton
  • upland cotton
  • Peruvian cotton
  • Gossypium hirsutum
  • Gossypium barbadense
  • Gossypium arboreum
  • Levant cotton
  • Gossypium peruvianum

Antonyms

  • insubstantiality
  • unworldly
  • mental
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • cotoun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cotun (Anglo-Norman)

6. cotton

verb. ['ˈkɑːtən, ˈkɔtən'] take a liking to.

Antonyms

  • dissimilitude

Etymology

  • cotoun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cotun (Anglo-Norman)
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