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pu·pate

 (pyo͞o′pāt′)
intr.v. pu·pat·ed, pu·pat·ing, pu·pates
1. To become a pupa.
2. To go through a pupal stage.

pu·pa′tion n.
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pupate

(pjuːˈpeɪt)
vb
(Zoology) (intr) (of an insect larva) to develop into a pupa
puˈpation n
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pu•pate

(ˈpyu peɪt)

v.i. -pat•ed, -pat•ing.
to become a pupa.
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pupate


Past participle: pupated
Gerund: pupating

Imperative
pupate
pupate
Present
I pupate
you pupate
he/she/it pupates
we pupate
you pupate
they pupate
Preterite
I pupated
you pupated
he/she/it pupated
we pupated
you pupated
they pupated
Present Continuous
I am pupating
you are pupating
he/she/it is pupating
we are pupating
you are pupating
they are pupating
Present Perfect
I have pupated
you have pupated
he/she/it has pupated
we have pupated
you have pupated
they have pupated
Past Continuous
I was pupating
you were pupating
he/she/it was pupating
we were pupating
you were pupating
they were pupating
Past Perfect
I had pupated
you had pupated
he/she/it had pupated
we had pupated
you had pupated
they had pupated
Future
I will pupate
you will pupate
he/she/it will pupate
we will pupate
you will pupate
they will pupate
Future Perfect
I will have pupated
you will have pupated
he/she/it will have pupated
we will have pupated
you will have pupated
they will have pupated
Future Continuous
I will be pupating
you will be pupating
he/she/it will be pupating
we will be pupating
you will be pupating
they will be pupating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pupating
you have been pupating
he/she/it has been pupating
we have been pupating
you have been pupating
they have been pupating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pupating
you will have been pupating
he/she/it will have been pupating
we will have been pupating
you will have been pupating
they will have been pupating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pupating
you had been pupating
he/she/it had been pupating
we had been pupating
you had been pupating
they had been pupating
Conditional
I would pupate
you would pupate
he/she/it would pupate
we would pupate
you would pupate
they would pupate
Past Conditional
I would have pupated
you would have pupated
he/she/it would have pupated
we would have pupated
you would have pupated
they would have pupated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.pupate - develop into a pupa; "the insect larva pupate"
acquire, develop, produce, grow, get - come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts"
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Translations

pupate

[ˈpjuːpeɪt] VIcrisalidar
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pupate

visich verpuppen
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They each make a tent of leaves, bound together with silk, in which they pupate until they emerge in late summer and autumn ready for their journey south.
After plenty of eating and growth, the tiny youngsters will hibernate over the winter and pupate next year, emerging in the summer as butterflies.
The larvae feed for a month then pupate, emerging as flies three weeks later.
Here the mums will lay eggs, which will pupate and, in the summer of 2020, the large heath butterflies will be released on Astley Moss and Risley Moss.
Caterpillars about to pupate varied in colour (Figs 4, 5 and 6).
Once hatched, the grubs will eat their store of pollen and nectar, pupate into an adult bee and then overwinter, ready to hatch out in spring."
Caterpillars are gregarious feeders but leave food plants to pupate singularly on surrounding vegetation in late spring (Grof-Tisza et al., 2015).
They eventually bury themselves into the ground and pupate during the winter, emerging as adults the following May.
By the time you notice a hornworm, it is probably about finished eating anyway and will soon drop to the ground, dig down a few inches, and pupate. If you let it complete its life cycle, there's a reward: from the pupa will emerge a large sphinx or hawk moth.
Carpet moth larvae can stay at this stage for up to three months, waiting for favourable conditions so they can pupate and turn into adult moths.