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pu•pa



Pronunciation: (pyOO'pu), [key]
n.,
pl. -paePronunciation: (-pē), [key] -pas.

an insect in the nonfeeding, usually immobile, transformation stage between the larva and the imago. See illus. under metamorphosis.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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