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pupiparous

[pyoo-pip-er-uh s] /pyuˈpɪp ər əs/
adjective
1.
(of an insect) bearing fully developed larvae that are ready to pupate.
Origin of pupiparous
1820-1830
From the New Latin word pūpiparus, dating back to 1820-30. See pupa, -i-, -parous
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pupiparous

/pjuːˈpɪpərəs/
adjective
1.
(of certain dipterous flies) producing young that have already reached the pupa stage at the time of hatching
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin pupiparus, from pupa + parere to bring forth
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