Pupate



[pyoo-peyt] /ˈpyu peɪt/

verb (used without object), pupated, pupating.
1.
to become a .
/pjuːˈpeɪt/
verb
1.
(intransitive) (of an insect larva) to develop into a pupa
v.

1864, from pupa + -ate (2). Related: Pupated; pupating.

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