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chrysalis

noun [C] uk   /ˈkrɪs.əl.ɪs/ ( plural chrysalises   /-ɪz/   ) us  
an insect covered by a hard case at the stage of development before it becomes a moth or butterfly with wings, or the case itself
Translations of “chrysalis”
in Spanish crisálida…
in Korean 번데기…
in Arabic شَرْنَقة…
in Portuguese crisálida…
in French chrysalide…
in German die Puppe…
in Catalan crisàlide…
in Japanese さなぎ…
in Italian crisalide…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蛹, 蛹殼,繭…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蛹, 蛹壳,茧…
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