el algodón
-the cotton
See the entry for algodón.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (material)
a. cotton
La ropa hecha de algodón es mucho más cómoda que la de otras telas.Clothing made of cotton is much more comfortable than clothing made of other fabrics.
2. (botany)
a. cotton
El algodón se cultiva mucho en el estado de Tejas.Cotton is widely cultivated in the state of Texas.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. cotton
una camisa de algodóna cotton shirt
2. (fig)
criado entre algodonespampered
1 (Cos) (material) cotton; (planta) cotton plant
se crió entre algodones he was always pampered
algodón en rama raw cotton
algodón labrado patterned cotton
algodón pólvora gun cotton
2 (Med) swab
algodón hidrófilo cotton wool; absorbent cotton; (EEUU)
3 [de azúcar] candy floss; cotton candy; (EEUU)
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