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PUPA (pupae)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pupa mean? 

PUPA (noun)
  The noun PUPA has 1 sense:

1. an insect in the inactive stage of development (when it is not feeding) intermediate between larva and adult

  Familiarity information: PUPA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PUPA (noun)


Sense 1pupa [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An insect in the inactive stage of development (when it is not feeding) intermediate between larva and adult

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Hypernyms ("pupa" is a kind of...):

insect (small air-breathing arthropod)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "pupa"):

chrysalis (pupa of a moth or butterfly enclosed in a cocoon)


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