Definition of Pupipara in English:

Pupipara

noun

Entomology
  • Treated as plural. A group of dipteran flies comprising bloodsucking parasites of mammals and birds which produce fully-developed young which immediately pupariate; insects of this group (collectively or individually).

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Griffith (1790–1858), naturalist. From scientific Latin Pupipara, plural noun, use as noun of neuter plural of pupiparus bringing forth pupae. Compare French pupipares, plural noun.

Pronunciation

Pupipara

/pjuːˈpɪp(ə)rə/