Definition for Pod (-s)

pod (-s), n. [Origin unknown.] (webplay: seed, thread).

  1. Shell; cocoon; seed casing; exterior hull; outer covering; protective sac which allows its contents to grow and develop.
  2. [Fig.] nest; house; habitation.
  3. [Fig.] tomb; grave; casket; sepulcher.
  4. [Fig.] origin; impetus; source; wellspring; starting point.
  5. Phrase. “In pod”: preparing to bloom.

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