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  Definition of larva
  1. the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose
Hyponyms: ascidian tadpole, bladder worm, cercaria, wireworm, mealworm, wiggler, wriggler, strawworm, jointworm, doodlebug, ant lion, antlion, aphid lion, aphis lion, hellgrammiate, dobson, caseworm, caterpillar, nymph, leptocephalus, bot, grub, tadpole, polliwog, pollywog

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: larve   Finnish: toukka  
French: larve   German: Larve  
Japanese: 幼虫   Latin: larva  
Norwegian: larve   Polish: larwa  
Portuguese: larva   Russian: личинка  
Spanish: larva   Swedish: larv  
 
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