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pod

noun \ ˈpäd \

Definition of pod

1 : a bit socket in a brace
2 : a straight groove or channel in the barrel of an auger

Origin and Etymology of pod

origin unknown

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pod

noun

Definition of pod

1 : a dry dehiscent pericarp or fruit that is composed of one or more carpels; especially : legume
2 a : an anatomical pouch
b : a grasshopper egg case
3 : a tapered and roughly cylindrical body of ore or mineral
4 : a usually protective container or housing: such as
a : a streamlined compartment (as for fuel) under the wings or fuselage of an aircraft
b : a compartment (as for personnel, a power unit, or an instrument) on a ship or craft

Origin and Etymology of pod

probably alteration of cod bag — more at codpiece

Other Seed Plant Terms


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pod

verb

Definition of pod

podded; podding
intransitive verb
: to produce pods

First Known Use of pod

circa 1678


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pod

noun

Definition of pod

: a number of animals (such as whales) clustered together

Origin and Etymology of pod

origin unknown


POD

abbreviation

Definition of POD

1 payable on death
2 pay on delivery

Other Postal Terms


-pod

noun combining form

Definition of -pod

: foot : part resembling a foot
  • pleopod

Origin and Etymology of -pod

Greek -podos, from pod-, pous foot — more at foot



POD Defined for Kids

pod

noun \ ˈpäd \

Definition of pod for Students

: a fruit (as a pea or bean) that is dry when ripe and splits open to free its seeds

Medical Dictionary

POD

abbreviation

medical Definition of POD

postoperative day


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