[kris-uh-lis] /ˈkrɪs ə lɪs/
noun, plural chrysalises, chrysalides
[kri-sal-i-deez] /krɪˈsæl ɪˌdiz/ (Show IPA)
the hard-shelled pupa of a moth or butterfly; an obtect pupa.
noun (pl) chrysalises, chrysalides (krɪˈsælɪˌdiːz)
the obtect pupa of a moth or butterfly
anything in the process of developing
c.1600, from Latin chrysallis, from Greek khrysallis (genitive khrysallidos) “golden colored pupa of the butterfly,” from khrysos “gold,” perhaps of Semitic origin (cf. Hebrew and Phoenician harutz “gold”) + second element meaning something like “sheath.” Seeking a plural, OED leans toward the classically correct chrysalides.
[krahy-see pluh-nish-uh] /ˈkraɪ si pləˈnɪʃ ə/ noun, Astronomy. 1. a plain on Mars, the landing site of the Viking I spacecraft.
chrysiasis chry·si·a·sis (krĭ-sī’ə-sĭs) n. A permanent slate-gray discoloration of the skin and sclera resulting from deposition of gold in the connective tissue of the skin and eye after the therapeutic administration of gold salts. Also called chrysoderma.
[krahy-sip-uh s, kri-] /kraɪˈsɪp əs, krɪ-/ noun 1. 280–209? b.c, Greek Stoic philosopher.
[krahys-ler] /ˈkraɪs lər/ noun 1. Walter Percy, 1875–1940, U.S. automobile manufacturer. U.S. automobile corporation, organized 1925 as Chrysler Corporation by Walter P. Chrysler (1875-1940) out of the old Maxwell Motor Co. (Maxwell produced a car named Chrysler in 1924). The name is a spelling variant of German Kreisler, perhaps related to kreisel “spinning top,” but […]