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larvae

noun
variants: also larvas
plural of 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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“Larvae.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/larvae. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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