cotton-candy

cotton candy

noun
a fluffy, sweet confection whipped from spun sugar and gathered or wound around a stick or cone-shaped paper core.

Origin:
1925–30, Americanism

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cotton candy
 
n
(US), (Canadian) Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): candyfloss, Austral name: fairyfloss a very light fluffy confection made from coloured spun sugar, usually held on a stick

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