Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

puparium

play
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 and Etymology of puparium

New Latin, from pupa


First Known Use: 1815


Learn More about puparium


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up puparium? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to make consistent or congruous

Get Word of the Day daily email!