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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /kəˈkuːn/
    • /kəˈkuːn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /kəˈkuːn/

Definitions of cocoons word

  • noun cocoons Plural form of cocoon. 1
  • noun cocoons plural of cocoon. 0
  • verb cocoons third-person singular simple present indicative form of cocoon. 0

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Parts of speech for Cocoons


cocoons popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 99% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for cocoons

verb cocoons

  • wraps — to enclose in something wound or folded about (often followed by up): She wrapped her head in a scarf.
  • covers — coversed sine
  • isolates — to set or place apart; detach or separate so as to be alone.
  • swathes — to wrap, bind, or swaddle with bands of some material; wrap up closely or fully.

noun cocoons

  • shells — a hard outer covering of an animal, as the hard case of a mollusk, or either half of the case of a bivalve mollusk.
  • cases — Plural form of case.
  • coats — Plural form of coat.

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