noun ve·li·ger \ˈvē-lə-jər, ˈve-\

Definition of VELIGER

:  a larval mollusk in the stage when it has developed the velum

Origin of VELIGER

New Latin, from velum + -ger bearing, from gerere to bear
First Known Use: 1877


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