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puparium

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noun pu·par·i·um \pyü-ˈper-ē-əm\

Definition of puparium

plural puparia play \-ē-ə\

  1. :  a rigid outer shell formed from the larval skin that covers some pupae (as of a dipteran fly)



Origin of puparium

New Latin, from pupa


First Known Use: 1815


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