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cocoon

noun uk   /kəˈkuːn/ us  

cocoon noun (COVER)

[C] the covering made of soft smooth threads that surrounds and protects particular insects during the pupa stage as they develop into adult form

cocoon noun (PROTECTED PLACE)

cocoon

verb [T usually passive] uk   /kəˈkuːn/ us  
to protect someone or something from pain or an unpleasant situation: As a student you're cocooned against/from the real world.
Traducciones de “cocoon”
en español capullo…
en francés cocon…
en alemán der Kokon…
en chino (tradicionál) 覆蓋物, 繭, 卵袋…
en ruso кокон…
en turco koza, böcek kozası…
en chino (simplificado) 覆盖物, 茧, 卵袋…
en polaco kokon…
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