chrysalischrysalis | meaning of chrysalis in Collins Dictionarieschrysalis meaning, definition, what is chrysalis: the obtect pupa of a moth or butterfly: Learn more.the obtect pupa of a moth or butterflyWhat does chrysalis mean and how do you use chrysalis in a sentence?[URL]/chrysalis
nounWord forms: pluralchrysalises or chrysalides (krɪˈsælɪˌdiːz)1. the obtectpupa of a moth or butterfly2. anything in the process of developing
C17: from Latin chrӯsallis, from Greek khrusallis, from khrusos gold, of Semitic origin; compare Hebrew harūz gold
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1. countable nounA chrysalis is a butterfly or moth in the stage between being a larva and an adult.2. countable nounA chrysalis is the hard, protectivecovering that a chrysalis has. ⇒ ...a butterfly emerging from its chrysalis.