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English noun: pod

1. pod (plant) the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)

Synonymscod, seedcase

Broader (hypernym)husk

Narrower (hyponym)pea pod, peasecod

2. pod (plant) a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant


Broader (hypernym)fruit

Narrower (hyponym)cowage, legume, loment, okra, peanut, screw bean

3. pod (group) a group of aquatic mammals

Broader (hypernym)animal group

Member holonymblower, cetacean, cetacean mammal, pinnatiped, pinniped, pinniped mammal

4. pod (artifact) a detachable container of fuel on an airplane

Synonymsfuel pod

Broader (hypernym)container

Part meronymaeroplane, airplane, plane

English verb: pod

1. pod (change) take something out of its shell or pod

SamplesPod peas or beans.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)shell

2. pod (body) produce pods, of plants

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)acquire, develop, get, grow, produce

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