pod
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1573 1. a bit socket in a brace 2. a straight groove or channel in the barrel of an auger II. noun Etymology: probably alteration of cod bag — more at codpiece Date: 1688 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: 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 III. intransitive verb (podded; podding) Date: 1734 to produce pods IV. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1832 a number of animals (as whales) clustered together

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