[ kot-n bawl ]
/ ˈkɒt n ˌbɔl /
a small ball of absorbent cotton: The vet showed me how to clean Poco’s ears with a cotton ball soaked in this solution.
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What does “Indigenous” mean?
Origin of cotton ball
First recorded in 1750–55
Words nearby cotton ball
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