An insect in the nonfeeding stage between the larva and adult, during which it typically undergoes complete transformation within a protective cocoon or hardened case. Only insects that undergo complete metamorphosis have pupal stages.
A stage of development when something or someone is still protected
To bear or produce pods.
To put into a case or cases
The definition of a cover is something that goes over, rests on the surface or provides a place to hide.
A flat paper container, especially for a letter, usually having a gummed flap.
To wrap (a baby) in swaddling clothes.
To clasp, fold, or coil about something:
Find another word for cocoon. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for cocoon, like: pupa, chrysalis, pod, covering, encase, cover, envelop, silky case, envelope, swaddle and wrap.