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Definitions of cocoon:
  • noun:   silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs
  • verb:   retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment
    Example: "Families cocoon around the T.V. set most evenings"
  • verb:   wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection

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