noun, plural pu·pae [pyoo-pee], /ˈpyu pi/, pu·pas.
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OTHER WORDS FROM pupapupal, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for pupa
These last issuing from the ground fly to the Pistachio, and on it deposit their pupae.
Though they are not quite so numerous, there are also plenty of pupae.
At Oxford only the four pupae which were fastened to nettles emerged; all the rest—on bark, stones and the like—perished.Evolution in Modern Thought|Ernst Haeckel
My digging operations, in fact, always reveal the pupae outside the cells, never inside.
Quiescent: not active: applied to the pupae in forms with complete metamorphosis.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith