Examples of larva in a Sentence
The larva of a butterfly is called a caterpillar.
the larva looked ugly, but it was destined to hatch into a beautiful butterfly
Recent Examples of larva from the Web
These larvae developed more slowly, with smaller bodies and smaller ovaries than larvae fed food without the supplement, the team reports today in PLOS Genetics.
The eggs and larvae of marine organisms are especially sensitive to radiation, according to experts.
The lunchtime tasting menu at Quintonil is a joyful journey through Mexico, with dishes like smoked avocado and ant larvae tartare, all served with zero pretension.
And for a truly local experience, leave time for a glass of mezcal to wash down the giant ant larvae.
Escamoles, for those who don’t know, are ant larvae.
The redhumped caterpillar has four stages of development: egg, larva (caterpillar), pupa and moth.
The butterflies also use the plant as a home and a nursery for their larvae.
Hookworm larvae require damp soil to survive before slipping into someone’s foot.
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Origin and Etymology of larva
First Known Use: 1768See Words from the same year
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larvalplay \-vəl\ adjective
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