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Many are green while some are red or black or covered with a cottony secretion.

The view plate was full of the cottony whiteness of a cloud heart.

Besides, the octaves, when all played from the wrist, would sound "cottony."

The eggs of this insect are microscopic, and are enveloped in a cottony substance.

We must distinguish between two genera in the Shrike's rough classification: the cottony plants and the smooth plants.

They are silky on the wrong side, and when the wind blows through the foliage it turns a soft greyish white, like a cottony mass.

One striking feature of this tree is the pale, cottony down on its twigs, which sometimes persists three or four years.

The white poplar is sometimes called the silver-leaved poplar because its dark, glossy leaves are lined with cottony nap.

A "whitish, cottony sediment" was formed at the bottom, with a thin film of the same kind at the top.

The cottony billows swept up to meet them—and then they were submerged in a dense and yellowish fog.

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