cocoon cocoon  /kə ˈkun/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs
  2. (v) retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment
  3. (v) wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection

News

  • Final Fantasy XIII-2 on PSN This Week

    Those who have yet to play Final Fantasy XIII-2 will now have a chance to grab the game on PlayStaton Network starting tomorrow. Taking on the roles of Noel and Serah, players navigate the lush world of Cocoon once more in order to find Lightning.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: RPGamer

Quotes

  1. "I can tell you that yacht ought to be here skimming and cleaning up a lot of the oil," Mr. Shelby said. "He ought to be down here seeing what is really going on. Not in a cocoon somewhere."
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Richard Shelby Source: New York Times (blog)

  2. "When I got jammed, it broke up the cocoon of tissue that had formed around the splinter and infection," Diaz said. "That's when the infection really started swelling."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Matt Diaz Source: AtlantaBraves.com

  3. Spitzer says the Legislature squandered the chance to change its old ways - instead, "they returned to the cocoon of the Albany status quo."
    on Feb 8, 2007 By: Eliot Spitzer Source: WTEN

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