[kot-n-weed] /ˈkɒt nˌwid/
any of various plants having stems and leaves covered with a soft, hoary pubescence.
a downy perennial plant, Otanthus maritimus, of European coastal regions, having small yellow flowers surrounded by large hairy bracts: family Asteraceae (composites)
any of various similar plants
[kot-n-wik] /ˈkɒt nˌwɪk/ noun 1. a grunt, Haemulon melanurum, of warm Atlantic seas.
[kot-n-woo d] /ˈkɒt nˌwʊd/ noun 1. any of several American poplars, as Populus deltoides, having toothed, triangular leaves and cottonlike tufts on the seeds. /ˈkɒtənˌwʊd/ noun 1. any of several North American poplars, esp Populus deltoides, whose seeds are covered with cottony hairs 2. Also called tauhinu. a native New Zealand shrub, Cassinia leptophylla, with […]
noun 1. cotton in its raw state, as on the boll or gathered but unprocessed. 2. British. . noun 1. (mainly Brit) Also called purified cotton. bleached and sterilized cotton from which the gross impurities, such as the seeds and waxy matter, have been removed: used for surgical dressings, tampons, etc Usual US term absorbent […]
- Cotton-wool patches
cotton-wool patches pl.n. Accumulations of cytoplasmic debris in the retina that appear as white opacities and are especially seen in hypertensive retinopathy. Also called cotton-wool spots.