Pupivorous
Pupivorous Pu*piv"o*rous, a. [Pupa + L. vorare to devour.] (Zo["o]l.) Feeding on the pup[ae] of insects. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pupivora — Pu*piv o*ra, n. pl. [NL. See {Pupivorous}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A group of parasitic Hymenoptera, including the ichneumon flies, which destroy the larv[ae] and pup[ae] of insects. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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