Definitions for podpɒd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
podpɒd(n.; v.)pod•ded, pod•ding.
(n.)an elongated seed vessel that splits easily along the sides at maturity, as that of the pea or bean.
an insect egg case.
a streamlined enclosure, housing, or detachable container, esp. on an aircraft or other vehicle.
(v.i.)to produce pods.
to swell out like a pod.
Origin of pod:
1680–90; appar. back formation from podder,podware, alter. of codware bagged vegetables =cod husk, bag (cf. OE codd bag and ON koddi pillow, scrotum) +-ware crops, vegetables
a small herd or school, esp. of seals or whales.
Origin of pod:
1825–35, Amer.; perh. identical with pod1
the straight groove or channel in the body of certain augers or bits.
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Origin of pod:
1565–75; orig. uncert.; perh. continuing OE pād covering, cloak, the socket being thought of as something that conceals (though the phonology is irregular)
a combining form meaning “one having a foot” of the kind or number specified by the initial element; often corresponding to New Latin class names ending in -poda , with -pod used in English to name a single member of such a class: cephalopod.
Ref: Compare -ped. 3
Origin of -pod:
< NL < Gk -pod-, s. of -pous, adj. der. of poúsfoot
port of debarkation.
pay on delivery.
Post Office Department.
pod, cod, seedcase(noun)
the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)
a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant
a group of aquatic mammals
pod, fuel pod(verb)
a detachable container of fuel on an airplane
take something out of its shell or pod
"pod peas or beans"
produce pods, of plants
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the part of a plant that contains a seed
peas in a pod
Annoyed, irritated, angry; depressed, fed up.
Origin: From a special use of Etymology 1. See above.
a bag; a pouch
a capsule of plant, especially a legume; a dry dehiscent fruit. See Illust. of Angiospermous
a considerable number of animals closely clustered together; -- said of seals
to swell; to fill; also, to produce pods
Pod is the debut album by the American alternative rock band The Breeders, released on the independent record label 4AD in May 1990. Engineered by Steve Albini, Pod was recorded at Palladium Studios, Edinburgh, Scotland. Steve Albini has stated that it is the one album on which he felt he got both the best sound for a band, and the best performance from a band. It has been credited by Nirvana's Kurt Cobain as being one of the most influential albums of his life. According to Cobain, "it’s an epic that will never let you forget your ex-girlfriend."
Translations for pod
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the long seed-case of the pea, bean etc.
- قَرْن الفول او اللوبياArabic
- vagemPortuguese (BR)
- die HülseGerman
- kaun, kõderEstonian
- غلاف؛ پوستFarsi
- 꼬투리, 깍지Korean
- belg, skjelmNorwegian
- پوش يا پوست نخود يا لوبياPersian
- د لوبيا يا نخود پوستPashto
- skida, balja, kapselSwedish
- tohum zarfıTurkish
- 豆莢Chinese (Trad.)
- quả đậuVietnamese
- 豆荚Chinese (Simp.)
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