• (British) IPA: /ˈpɒd/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈpɑd/

pod (plural pods)

  1. (botany) A seed case for legumes (e.g. peas, beans, peppers); a seedpod.
    Synonyms: capsule, case, container, hull, husk, shell, seedpod, vessel
  2. A small vehicle, especially used in emergency situations.
  3. (obsolete, UK, dialect) A bag; a pouch.
  4. (collective, zoology) A group of whales, dolphins, seals, porpoises or hippopotami.
    Synonyms: gam
  5. A small section of a larger office, compartmentalised for a specific purpose.
  6. A subsection of a prison, containing a number of inmates.
  7. A nicotine cartridge.
Translations Translations Translations Verb

pod (pods, present participle podding; past and past participle podded)

  1. (intransitive) To bear or produce pods
  2. (transitive) To remove peas from their case.
  3. (transitive, intransitive) To put into a pod or to enter a pod.
  4. (intransitive) To swell or fill.


  1. (uncountable, publishing) Initialism of print on demand
  2. (mail) Initialism of proof of delivery
  3. (uncountable, programming) Initialism of plain old data

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