|Origin:||cocon, from Provençal, from coco 'shell'|
Related topics: Insects
a silk cover that young moths and other insects make to protect themselves while they are growing
something that wraps around you completely, especially to protect you
The baby peered out of its cocoon of blankets.
a place or situation in which you feel comfortable and safe, and are protected from anything unpleasant
She was surrounded by the cocoon of a loving family.