n.silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs
v.wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection
v.retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment
○ Families cocoon around the T.V. set most evenings
○ She loves to stay at home and cocoon
They needed their own versions of what the great British miler Seb Coe called " a cocoon of concentration."
The Man felt distressed and decided to help the butterfly: He took a pair of scissors and cleft the cocoon carefully.
The children tore the cocoon open to see if there WAS a pupa
A cocoon is a kind of silk covering made by an insect.
Taking advantage of the good weather, the cocoon selling "expeditionary force" set out
Weave a cocoon and get imprisoned it it;be caught in one's own trap
A caterpillar must pass through the cocoon stage to become a butterfly.
Reel the cocoon silk off= reel the silk thread off cocoons
Wrapped in a cocoon of blankets