Definition of Pup
\pup\ (?), n. [see puppy.] (zo?l.) (a) a young dog, a puppy. (b) a young seal.
\pup\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. pupped (?), p. pr. & vb. n. pupping.] to bring forth whelps or young, as the female of the canine species.
a \pu"pa\ (?), n., pl. l. pup&?, (#), e. pupas (#). [l. pupa girl. doll, puppet, fem. of pupus. cf. puppet.]
1. (zo?l.) any insect in that stage of its metamorphosis which usually immediately precedes the adult, or imago, stage.
note: among insects belonging to the higher orders, as the hymenoptera, diptera, lepidoptera, the pupa is inactive and takes no food, in the lower orders it is active and takes food, and differs little from the imago except in the rudimentary state of the sexual organs, and of the wings in those that have wings when adult. the term pupa is sometimes applied to other invertebrates in analogous stages of development.
2. (zo?l.) a genus of air-breathing land snails having an elongated spiral shell.
To dream of pups, denotes that you will entertain the innocent and hapless, and thereby enjoy pleasure. The dream also shows that friendships will grow stronger, and fortune will increase if the pups are healthful and well formed, and vice versa if they are lean and filthy.