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  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.
    1. To envelop in a protective case, or to withdraw into such a case.
    Etymology: From French cocon, diminutive of coque "shell".

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