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variant of before a vowel:
chryselephantine.

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  • Chrysalid

    [kris-uh-lid] /ˈkrɪs ə lɪd/ Entomology noun 1. a chrysalis. adjective 2. of a chrysalis. /ˈkrɪsəlɪd/ noun 1. another name for chrysalis adjective 2. of or relating to a chrysalis adj. “pertaining to a chrysalis,” c.1810, see chrysalis. As a noun variant of chrysalis, 1620s, perhaps from Middle French chrysalide.

  • Chrysalides

    [kris-uh-lis] /ˈkrɪs ə lɪs/ noun, plural chrysalises, chrysalides [kri-sal-i-deez] /krɪˈsæl ɪˌdiz/ (Show IPA) 1. the hard-shelled pupa of a moth or butterfly; an obtect pupa. /ˈkrɪsəlɪs/ noun (pl) chrysalises, chrysalides (krɪˈsælɪˌdiːz) 1. the obtect pupa of a moth or butterfly 2. anything in the process of developing n. c.1600, from Latin chrysallis, from Greek khrysallis […]



  • Chrysalis

    [kris-uh-lis] /ˈkrɪs ə lɪs/ noun, plural chrysalises, chrysalides [kri-sal-i-deez] /krɪˈsæl ɪˌdiz/ (Show IPA) 1. the hard-shelled pupa of a moth or butterfly; an obtect pupa. /ˈkrɪsəlɪs/ noun (pl) chrysalises, chrysalides (krɪˈsælɪˌdiːz) 1. the obtect pupa of a moth or butterfly 2. anything in the process of developing n. c.1600, from Latin chrysallis, from Greek khrysallis […]

  • Chryse-planitia

    [krahy-see pluh-nish-uh] /ˈkraɪ si pləˈnɪʃ ə/ noun, Astronomy. 1. a plain on Mars, the landing site of the Viking I spacecraft.



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