Definition of pupiparous in English:

pupiparous

adjective

Entomology
  • (of certain flies, e.g. the tsetse) producing young which are already ready to pupate.

    • ‘Muir first described the life cycle of these pupiparous flies in his description of. A. speiserianum from Amboina, Indonesia.’
    • ‘It is a pupiparous fly, giving birth to a single larva which quickly turns into a pupa.’

Origin

Early 19th century: from modern Latin pupipara (neuter plural of pupiparus ‘bringing forth young’) + -ous.

Pronunciation

pupiparous

/pyo͞oˈpipərəs/