cocoon

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1 cocoon /kəˈkuːn/ noun
plural cocoons
1 cocoon
/kəˈkuːn/
noun
plural cocoons
Learner's definition of COCOON
[count]
: a covering usually made of silk which some insects (such as caterpillars) make around themselves to protect them while they grow
: something that covers or protects a person or thing
2 cocoon /kəˈkuːn/ verb
cocoons; cocooned; cocooning
2 cocoon
/kəˈkuːn/
verb
cocoons; cocooned; cocooning
Learner's definition of COCOON
[+ object] : to cover or protect (someone or something) completely usually used as (be) cocooned
[no object] chiefly US : to spend time at home instead of going out for other activities

— cocooning

/kəˈkuːnɪŋ/ noun [noncount]
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