One entry found for pupa.
Main Entry: puˇpa
Pronunciation: primarystresspyü-pschwa
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural puˇpae /-pemacron, -secondarystresspimacr /; or pupas
: a stage of an insect (as a bee, moth, or beetle) having complete metamorphosis that occurs between the larva and the adult, is usually enclosed in a cocoon or case, and goes through changes inside by which structures of the larva are replaced by those of the adult
- puˇpal /primarystresspyü-pschwal/ adjective


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