Au*re"li*a [NL., fr. L. aurum gold: cf. F. aur'elie. Cf. Chrysalis.] Zool. (a)

The chrysalis, or pupa of an insect, esp. when reflecting a brilliant golden color, as that of some of the butterflies.

(b)

A genus of jellyfishes. See Discophora.

 

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