an elongated seed vessel of a leguminous plant such as the pea, splitting open on both sides when ripe.
Late in the season, just as the seedpods begin to split, open a pod and gather the seeds.
a detachable or self-contained unit on an aircraft, spacecraft, vehicle, or vessel, having a particular function.
the torpedo's sensor pod contains a television camera
a small herd or school of marine animals, especially whales.
Marine life - from schools of tiny reef fish to bigger pods of dolphins and whales - teem in the surrounding waters.