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cocoon

co·coon

cocoon

 
pronunciation:
k kun
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a fibrous covering produced by immature insects, such as butterfly and moth larvae, to protect them during metamorphosis, or by some spiders to hide their eggs.
definition 2: any of several coverings made to protect something, such as certain plastic films sprayed on unused machinery.
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  arthropod, insect, reproduction, spider, tree, worm