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pupa

  

      n   pl   , -pae   , -pas   an insect at the immobile nonfeeding stage of development between larva and adult, when many internal changes occur  
   See       coarctate       exarate       obtect  
     (C19: via New Latin, from Latin: a doll, puppet)  
  pupal      adj  
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pupal, pup, pupate, puparial

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