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npl  pu*pae  , or  pupas  :  an intermediate usu. quiescent stage of an insect that occurs between the larva and the imago in forms (as a bee, moth, or beetle) which undergo complete metamorphosis and that is characterized by internal changes by which larval structures are replaced by those typical of the imago pu*pal adj 

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