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French translation of “cocoon”

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cocoon

noun /kəˈkuːn/
a silk covering spun by many insect larvae, and in which they live while turning into butterflies.
cocon
Translations of “cocoon”
in Spanish capullo…
in German der Kokon…
in Chinese (Traditional) 覆蓋物, 繭, 卵袋…
in Russian кокон…
in Turkish koza, böcek kozası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 覆盖物, 茧, 卵袋…
in Polish kokon…
(Definition of cocoon from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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