1. A bag; a pouch. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
2. Bot. A capsule of plant, especially a legume; a dry dehiscent fruit. See Illust. of Angiospermous.
3. Zool. A considerable number of animals closely clustered together; -- said of seals.
Pod auger, or pod bit, an auger or bit the channel of which is straight instead of twisted.
Pod, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Podded; p. pr. & vb. n. Podding.] To swell; to fill; also, to produce pods.
n 1: the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds
themselves) [syn: cod, seedcase]
2: a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous
plant [syn: seedpod]
3: a group of aquatic mammals
4: a detachable container of fuel on an airplane [syn: fuel
v 1: take something out of its shell or pod; "pod peas or beans"
2: produce pods, of plants
[also: podding, podded]