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Synonyms for cocoon

Words related to cocoon

silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs

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retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment

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wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection

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RiEen said there is urgency in hurdling the lack of supply of cocoon that would address the local unstable production base.
After taking a handful of cocoons from the pot, the woman gathers the strands and passes them to a woman beside her.
Around 4400 families are engaged in the cocoon production and the Kathua district has achieved the mark of 1, 30,000 kilograms of cocoon production.
After about a month they start spinning cocoons around themselves.
The government is likewise setting up silk cocoons purchasing hubs in Makueni, Kitui, Bungoma,Taita Taveta, Homabay, Meru, Embu, Thika and Naivasha.
Because fleas in the pupal stage are protected by a cocoon, it is important to repeat treatment in 1-2 weeks following the initial treatment in order to kill fleas that have emerged from the pupae during that period.
Now staff at the Butterfly and Falconry Park, in Long Sutton, Lincs, are hoping one of their Atlas cocoons hatches out in time to provide Monica with a man in her life.
In Wuxi, legions of peasant households became dependent on rearing cocoons (a new industry in the area) to supplement meagre and declining farm incomes.
You hardly ever see the termite itself, but you do see the cocoons.
But the cocoons are destined to be returned to their home planet of Antarea and were being stored in the pool of a rented Florida home en route from the ocean where they had been left during a previous visit.
Consumers are emerging from their self-involved, self-centered cocoons to reconnect with the outside world," said Pam Danziger, president of Unity Marketing.
Silk worm cocoons will grow in certain trees like cashew nut, mahogany, kedondong and sirsak trees.
These cocoons are relatively new and he took to it straight away.
At Cocoons, Husbands fitted two 50 kilo capacity lifts connecting the kitchen to the first floor eating area.
Surprisingly some of the cocoons have two worms inside and are used for silk batting for quilts rather than woven into fabric.