noun pu·par·i·um \pyü-ˈper-ē-əm\
plural pu·par·ia \-ē-ə\

Definition of PUPARIUM

:  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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