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Definition of "pupae" [pupae]

  • Plural form of pupa. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pupae" in a sentence
  • "The maggots hatch, enjoy several meals at the nearest dead-animal buffet, develop cocoons known as pupae and turn into flies."
  • "Above the pupae is a perpendicular column of fine, dry sand, the height of which varies in different tubes."
  • "The 'heaters' are responsible for maintaining the temperature in the hive where young bees, known as pupae, are sealed into wax cells while they grow into adult bees."