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noun (larv, ae)
  1. A stage of growth for some insects, in which they are wingless and resemble a caterpillar or grub after hatching from their egg
  2. an animal in the aforementioned stage.
  3. A form of a recently born or hatched animal that is quite different from its adult stage.
Etymology: From Latin larvaLatin, larva (ghost-like, masked).


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