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  1. cocoon

    • IPA[kəˈko͞on]

    美式

    • n.
      a silky case spun by the larvae of many insects for protection in the pupal stage.;a covering that prevents the corrosion of metal equipment.
    • v.
      envelop or surround in a protective or comforting way;spray with a protective coating.
    • verb: cocoon, 3rd person present: cocoons, gerund or present participle: cocooning, past tense: cocooned, past participle: cocooned

    • noun: cocoon, plural noun: cocoons

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a silky case spun by the larvae of many insects for protection in the pupal stage.
    • a covering that prevents the corrosion of metal equipment.
    • something that envelops or surrounds, especially in a protective or comforting way the cocoon of her kimono a warm cocoon of love

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    • IPA[kəˈkuːn]

    英式

    • n.
      a silky case spun by the larvae of many insects for protection as pupae: the moth emerged from its pale yellow papery cocoon
    • v.
      envelop in a protective or comforting way: we felt cold even though we were cocooned in our sleeping bags we remain cocooned in our own little world of fantasies

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