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cocoon

1. noun BIOL casing for larva2. noun protective covering3. noun over-protected situation4. verb enclose for protection or warmth5. verb make (sb) feel safe 1 noun BIOL casing for larvacocún masc1  c m uthe caterpillar will then spin its cocoon sníomhfaidh an bolb a chocún ansin 2 noun protective coveringclúdach masc1  c m uthe buggy has a protective plastic cocoon gabhann clúdach plaisteach cosanta leis an mbugaí 3 noun over-protected situationhe was brought up in a cocoon fuair sé tógáil an-bhog 4 verb enclose for protection or warmth TRANSITIVEhe cocooned her in a nice soft towel shoiprigh sé i dtuáille deas bog íwe were well cocooned in our sleeping bags bhíomar breá cluthair sna málaí codlata 5 verb make (sb) feel safe TRANSITIVEcoinnigh amach  c m uiaigh amachyou can't cocoon yourself from the rest of the world ní féidir leat tú féin a choinneáil amach ón saol ar fad, ní féidir leat fál cosanta a chur idir tú féin agus an saolthe music cocooned me within its dark splendour bhí mé faoi dhraíocht ag áilleacht dhorcha an cheoil