1. cotton rose Chinese shrub or small tree having white or pink flowers becoming deep red at night; widely cultivated; naturalized in southeastern United States
  2. cotton grass any sedge of the genus Eriophorum
  3. cotton mouse large dark mouse of southeastern United States
  4. cotton rush any sedge of the genus Eriophorum
  5. combat neurosis a mental disorder caused by stress of active warfare
  6. cottonseed seed of cotton plants; source of cottonseed oil
  7. cotton rat destructive long-haired burrowing rat of southern North America and Central America
  8. bed of roses a flower bed in which roses are growing
  9. containerise package in a container
  10. chlorosis iron deficiency anemia in young women
  11. curtain raiser a short play presented before the main play
  12. Cortinarius the largest genus in the Agaricales
  13. Peyton Rous United States pathologist who discovered viruses that cause tumors (1879-1970)
  14. aponeurosis any of the deeper and thicker fascia that attach muscles to bones; resemble flattened tendons
  15. psychoneurosis a mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known neurological or organic dysfunction
  16. containerize package in a container
  17. wet nurse a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else
  18. Cortinariaceae a family of fungi belonging to the order Agaricales
  19. Pastor roseus glossy black bird with pink back and abdomen; chiefly Asian
  20. wet-nurse a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else