puparium

play
noun pu·par·i·um \ pyü-ˈper-ē-əm \

Definition of puparium

plural puparia play \-ē-ə\
: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


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).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

smooth or hairless

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!