pupa

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Latin

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pupa

  1. Used as a specific epithet; resembling an insect in its pupal stage of development.

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin, from a special use of Latin pupa.

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pupa (plural pupas or pupae or pupæ)

  1. an insect in its development stage between a larva and an adult.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pupa.

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pupa f (plural pupe)

  1. doll (child's toy)
  2. pupa

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to puer (boy).

Noun[edit]

pūpa f (genitive pūpae); first declension

  1. girl, little girl
  2. doll, puppet

pūpā

  1. ablative singular of pūpa

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First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pūpa pūpae
genitive pūpae pūpārum
dative pūpae pūpīs
accusative pūpam pūpās
ablative pūpā pūpīs
vocative pūpa pūpae

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Polish[edit]

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pupa f

  1. (somewhat childish) bum, rear, buttocks

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin root *puppāre. Compare Italian poppare.

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a pupa (third-person singular present pupă, past participle pupat1st conj.

  1. (informal, transitive, or reflexive with accusative) to kiss
    Te pup dulce.

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pupa f (plural pupas)

  1. pupa
  2. bump, especially a cold sore
  3. (childish) boo-boo (pain)