aurelia

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See also: Aurelia and Aurélia

English[edit]

The aurelia of a passion butterfly (Agraulis vanillae). An aurelia is more commonly called a chrysalis.
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Etymology[edit]

From Italian aurelia (chrysalis), from Latin aureus (golden).

Noun[edit]

aurelia (plural aurelias)

  1. (entomology, archaic) A chrysalis of an insect, especially of a butterfly.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

aurelia f (plural aurelie)

  1. chrysalis, nymph