noun, plural chrys·a·lis·es, chry·sal·i·des [kri-sal-i-deez] /krɪˈsæl ɪˌdiz/.
Origin of chrysalis
Words nearby chrysalis
Example sentences from the Web for chrysalides
He generally has heaps of caterpillars and chrysalides, which are turning into moths and butterflies for his collection.The Fortunes of Philippa|Angela Brazil
The chrysalides are often hairy, though some of them are perfectly smooth.Butterflies and Moths|William S. Furneaux
Why are insects in the "pupa" stage also called "chrysalides?"The Reason Why|Anonymous
I am told the correct plural is chrysalides, but life would be dull indeed if one always used the correct plural.Harding's luck|E. [Edith] Nesbit
In the fall they turned into chrysalides, which I kept all the winter.