pupa obtecta

noun pupa ob·tec·ta \-äbˈtektə\

Definition of pupa obtecta


pupae obtectae

  1. :  a typical pupa (as the chrysalis of most lepidopterans) in which the appendages are closely bound to the body

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Origin and Etymology of pupa obtecta

New Latin, literally, obtected pupa

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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