OTHER WORDS FROM pupatepu·pa·tion, noun
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A long sigh of relief the gardener or farmer draws when the caterpillars lie quiet to pupate.Little Busybodies|Jeanette Augustus Marks and Julia Moody
That caterpillar did not, however, pupate, or survive the winter.The Moths of the British Isles, First Series|Richard South
When ready to pupate they go a short distance into the ground.The Grapes of New York|U. P. Hedrick
Some few leave their feeding place and pupate after traversing a short distance (Eristalis).Studies in the Theory of Descent (Volumes 1 and 2)|August Weismann
It enters the soil, burrows to a depth of one-half to two inches, and forms an earthern cell in which to pupate.