Definitions for obtectɒbˈtɛkt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(of a pupa) having the antennae, legs, and wings glued to the surface of the body by a secretion.
Origin of obtect:
1810–20; < L obtegere, obtigere to cover, protect
Having the legs and other appendages are more or less strongly cemented to the body.
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