Definition of Aurelia

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



Definition of Aurelia

1. Proper noun. ( female given name). ¹

2. Noun. synonym for chrysalis ¹

3. Noun. a species of jellyfish ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aurelia

1. a jellyfish [n -S]

Medical Definition of Aurelia

1. The chrysalis, or pupa of an insect, especially. When reflecting a brilliant golden colour, as that of some of the butterflies. A genus of jellyfishes. See Discophora. Origin: NL, fr. L. Aurum gold: cf. F. Aurelie. Cf. Chrysalis. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aurelia

auranofin
aurantiaceous
aurantiasis cutis
aurar
auras
aurate
aurated
aurates
auratic
aureate
aureately
aureation
aurei
aureities
aureity
aurelia (current term)
aurelian
aurelians
aurelias
aureola
aureolae
aureolas
aureole
aureoled
aureoles
aureolic acid
aureoling
aureolæ
aureomycin
aures

Literary usage of Aurelia

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1. The Bagford Ballads: Illustrating The Last Years of the Stuarts by John Bagford, Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth (1878)
"When aurelia " is not later than 1670, being in Windsor Drollery, 108, ... 70, beginning " When aurelia late I treated, She had youth and beauty too. ..."

2. Morphology of Invertebrate Types by Alexander Ivanovitch Petrunkevitch (1916)
"Descriptive Part aurelia aurita is a typical representative of the Class Scyphozoa. ... The American variety is known under the name of aurelia ..."

3. The Warner Library by Charles Dudley Warner, Harry Morgan Ayres, John William Cunliffe, Helen Rex Keller, Gerhard Richard Lomer (1917)
"They will worship another aurelia. You will not wear diamonds or opals any more, only one pearl upon your blue-veined finger,— your engagement ring. ..."

4. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"aurelia stood looking at her. She felt as if she had fallen down from ... She turned her little frightened face toward aurelia, and held out her arms, ..."

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