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Definition of pod noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a long thin case filled with seeds that develops from the flowers of some plants, especially peas and beans a pea pod a vanilla pod
  2. 2a long narrow container that is hung under an aircraft and used to carry fuel, equipment, weapons, etc.
  3. 3part of a spacecraft or a boat that can be separated from the main part
  4. 4[countable] a small group of sea animals, such as dolphins or whales, swimming together a pod of adult dolphins a pod of pilot whales
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