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chrysalid

[kris-uh-lid] /ˈkrɪs ə lɪd/
noun
1.
a chrysalis.
adjective
2.
of a chrysalis.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; representing stem of Greek chrȳsallís chrysalis
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British Dictionary definitions for chrysalids

chrysalid

/ˈkrɪsəlɪd/
noun
1.
another name for chrysalis
adjective
2.
of or relating to a chrysalis
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Word Origin and History for chrysalids

chrysalid

adj.

"pertaining to a chrysalis," c.1810, see chrysalis. As a noun variant of chrysalis, 1620s, perhaps from Middle French chrysalide.

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