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
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.
The eggs and larvae of marine organisms are especially sensitive to radiation, according to experts.
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 puppy was like a furry larva, persistent, single-minded, with an absolute intensity of purpose.
Those eggs hatch into tiny larvae, which then make their way into the bodies of invertebrates, often insects like crickets.
The eggs hatch into wriggly larva, which feed on the caterpillar's bodily fluids until up to 80 of them erupt through its skin.
Even more insidious, the larva then forces its victim to drill a hole too small for its own escape.
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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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