Chrysalid
Chrysalid Chrys"a*lid, a. Pertaining to a chrysalis; resembling a chrysalis. [1913 Webster]

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  • Chrysalid — Chrys a*lid, n.; pl. {Chrysalids}. See {Chrysalis}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chrysalid — pertaining to a chrysallis, c.1810, see CHRYSALIS (Cf. chrysalis) …   Etymology dictionary

  • chrysalid — [kris′ə lid΄] n. CHRYSALIS adj. of a chrysalis …   English World dictionary

  • chrysalid — noun Date: 1777 chrysalis • chrysalid adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chrysalid — n.; pl. chrysalises, chrysalides [Gr. chrysos, gold] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The pupa, especially of a butterfly with complete metamorphosis; an obtect pupa …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • chrysalid — /kris euh lid/, Entomol. n. 1. a chrysalis. adj. 2. of a chrysalis. [1770 80; repr. s. of Gk chrysallís CHRYSALIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • chrysalid — [ krɪs(ə)lɪd] noun another term for chrysalis …   English new terms dictionary

  • chrysalid — chrys·a·lid …   English syllables

  • chrysalid — chrys•a•lid [[t]ˈkrɪs ə lɪd[/t]] n. 1) ent chrysalis 2) ent of or relating to a chrysalis • Etymology: 1770–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • chrysalid — /ˈkrɪsəlɪd/ (say krisuhlid) noun 1. a chrysalis. –adjective 2. of a chrysalis …   Australian English dictionary

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