pupa libera

pupa li·​be·​ra | \ -ˈlibərə \
plural pupae liberae\ -​bəˌrē \

Definition of pupa libera

: a typical pupa in which the limbs are free

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History and Etymology for pupa libera

New Latin, literally, free pupa

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“Pupa libera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pupa%20libera. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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