cotton wool ball


cotton wool ball
cotton wool ball UK US noun [countable] [singular cotton wool ball plural cotton wool balls]
a small ball of cotton wool , used for cleaning a cut in your skin, removing make-up , or cleaning a baby
Thesaurus: bandages, supports and other dressingshyponym caring for the skin and applying make-uphyponym

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noun, pl ⋯ balls [count]
Brit :cotton ball

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