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cocoon

noun [C]  us   /kəˈkun/
the silky covering that encloses and protects caterpillars (= a type of insect) during a stage in their lives before they develop into adults fig. A cocoon is also a safe, quiet place: the warm, safe cocoon of childhood
Translations of “cocoon”
in Vietnamese cái kén…
in Spanish capullo…
in Thai รังไหมดิบ…
in Malaysian kokun…
in French cocon…
in German der Kokon…
in Chinese (Traditional) 覆蓋物, 繭, 卵袋…
in Indonesian kepompong…
in Russian кокон…
in Turkish koza, böcek kozası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 覆盖物, 茧, 卵袋…
in Polish kokon…
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