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Noun
1. cotton (material)
  • この
  • ブラウス
  • もめん木綿
  • せい
  • です
  • This blouse is cotton.
2. red silk-cotton tree (Bombax ceiba)Usually written using kana alone, Only applies to きわた, See also パンヤの木
Wikipedia definition
3. CottonCotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective capsule, around the seeds of cotton plants of the genus Gossypium. The fiber is almost pure cellulose. The botanical purpose of cotton fiber is to aid in seed dispersal. The plant is a shrub native to tropical and subtropical regions around the world, including the Americas, Africa, and India. The greatest diversity of wild cotton species is found in Mexico, followed by Australia and Africa.
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Other forms
木綿 【きわた】木棉 【きわた】

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