bomull

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

bomull

Etymology[edit]

From Low German bomwulle, compound of bom (tree) and ull (wool), due to the similarity the fibers bear to wool. Cognate to German Baumwolle, Danish bomuld, Icelandic bómull.

Noun[edit]

bomull m, f (definite singular bomullen or bomulla)

  1. cotton, cotton wool

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Low German bomwulle, compound of bom, "tree", and ull, "wool", thus literally meaning "tree wool", due to the plant fibers' similarity to wool. Compare German Baumwolle.

Noun[edit]

bomull f (definite singular bomulla)

  1. cotton, cotton wool

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Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Noun[edit]

bomull c (uncountable)

  1. cotton (plant)
  2. the textile made from the fiber harvested from the cotton plant

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