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Topic: INSECTS

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: 'ghost, mask'

larva

noun
     
lar‧va plural larvae [countable]
HBI a young insect with a soft tube-shaped body, which will later become an insect with wings [= grub]
larval adjective
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