chrysalid

chrysalid

[kris-uh-lid] Entomology.
noun
1.
a chrysalis.
adjective
2.
of a chrysalis.

Origin:
1770–80; representing stem of Greek chrȳsallís chrysalis

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chrysalid (ˈkrɪsəlɪd)
 
n
1.  another name for chrysalis
 
adj
2.  of or relating to a chrysalis

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chrysalid
"pertaining to a chrysallis," c.1810, see chrysalis.
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