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larva

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a young wingless often wormlike form (as a grub or caterpillar) that hatches from the egg of many insects
  • the larva looked ugly, but it was destined to hatch into a beautiful butterfly

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The first known use of larva was in 1768

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“Larva.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/larva. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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