HyperDic: pupate

English > 1 sense of the word pupate:
VERBbodypupatedevelop into a pupa
English > pupate: 1 sense > verb 1, body
MeaningDevelop into a pupa.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the insect larva pupate"
Broadergrow, develop, produce, get, acquireCome to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
Nounspupaan insect in the inactive stage / stage of development (when it is not feeding) intermediate between larva and adult

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