noun lar·vule \ˈlär(ˌ)vyül\

Definition of larvule



  1. :  the earliest larval stage of an ephemerid insect in which the respiratory, circulatory, and nerve systems do not appear to be developed

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Origin and Etymology of larvule

larva + -ule

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to cast off or become cast off

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