Pod

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A pod of orcas seen during the Antarctica Ice Swimming Adventure, photo by Ram Barkai in February 2024 on the Antarctica Peninsula
A pod of orcas swimming on the surface after the Antarctica Ice Swimming Adventure was completed, photo by Ram Barkai in February 2024 on the Antarctica Peninsula
Pod or a pack of open water swimmers of the Gatorman of the annual La Jolla Rough Water Swim in La Jolla Cove, California
Pod of dolphins
Oak Streeters, a pod in Laguna Beach, California, U.S.A.
9:30's pod at the La Jolla Cove in California

noun 1 - A pod is a formal or informal team, squad, group, or club of open water swimmers and/or triathletes.

noun 2 - A pod also refers to a group of marine mammals, such as seals, whales, hippopotami, orcas or dolphins.

Usage

The pod of swimmers gathered at the cove on Saturday mornings.

Synonym

team, squad, pack, gam (whales), herd (seals or whales)

Origin

1825–35, Americanism; perhaps special (orig. facetious) use of pod.

Pods Around The World

Pod of Dolphins


Adam Walker swimming with a pod of dolphins in the Cook Strait in New Zealand.

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