Complete Definition of "cocoon"

English
Etymology
From French cocon, diminutive of coque ‘shell’.

Noun
en-noun

  1. The silky protective case spun by the larvae of some insects and moths in which they metamorphose, the pupa.
  2. Any similar protective case, whether real or metaphorical.

Translations
trans-top|protective case
Czech: kukla f
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Verb
en-verb

  1. To envelop in a protective case, or to withdraw into such a case.

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Revision and Credits for"cocoon"
  • 2007-11-22 22:38 - SemperBlotto - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/58.168.117.76|58.168.117.76]] ([[User_talk:58.168.117.76|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:UllmannBot|UllmannBot]]

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