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One entry found for chrysalis.
Main Entry: chrys·a·lis
Pronunciation: primarystresskris-schwa-lschwas
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural chry·sal·i·des /kris-primarystressal-schwa-secondarystressdemacronz /; or chrys·a·lis·es /primarystresskris-schwa-lschwa-sschwaz/
: the pupa of a butterfly or moth; also : the hardened outer layer of such a pupa -- compare COCOON 1
[chrysalis illustration]

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