cotton ball

[ kot-n bawl ]
/ ˈkɒt n ˌbɔl /

noun

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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Origin of cotton ball

First recorded in 1750–55
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