HyperDic: pupa

English > 1 sense of the word pupa:
NOUNanimalpupaan insect in the inactive stage / stage of development (when it is not feeding) intermediate between larva and adult
pupa > pronunciation
Soundspyuw'pah
RhymesAgrippa ... Vespa: 15 rhymes with pah...
English > pupa: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAn insect in the inactive stage / stage of development (when it is not feeding) intermediate between larva and adult.
Narrowerchrysalispupa of a moth or butterfly enclosed in a cocoon
Broaderinsectsmall air-breathing arthropod
Spanishcrisálida, pupa
Catalanpupa
Adjectivespupalof the insects in the chrysalis (cocoon) or post larval stage / stage
Verbspupatedevelop into a pupa

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