cotton bud

noun

Definition of cotton bud

British

  1. :  a short stick that has round pieces of cotton at both ends :  cotton swab

Word by Word Definitions

cottonplay
  1. :  a soft usually white fibrous substance composed of the hairs surrounding the seeds of various erect freely branching tropical plants (genus Gossypium) of the mallow family

    :  a plant producing cotton

    :  one grown for its cotton

  1. :  a small lateral or terminal protuberance on the stem of a plant that may develop into a flower, leaf, or shoot

    :  something not yet mature or at full development: such as

    :  an incompletely opened flower

  1. :  to set or put forth buds

    :  to commence growth from buds

    :  to grow or develop from or as if from a bud


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