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larvanoun [C]

uk   /ˈlɑː.və/  us   /ˈlɑːr-/ (plural larvae uk   /-viː/ us   )
a ​form of an ​insect or an ​animal such as a frog that has ​leftitsegg but is not ​yetcompletelydeveloped
larval
adjective uk   us   /-vəl/
(Definition of larva from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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larvanoun [C]

 us   /ˈlɑr·və/ (plural larvae  /ˈlɑr·vi/ )
a ​younginsect that has ​leftitsegg but has not ​yetdevelopedwings, or the ​young of some ​animals
(Definition of larva from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “larva”
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in Arabic يَرقة…
in Malaysian larva…
in French larve…
in Russian личинка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幼體,幼蟲…
in Italian larva…
in Turkish kurtçuk, larva…
in Polish larwa…
in Spanish larva…
in Vietnamese ấu trùng…
in Portuguese larva…
in Thai ตัวอ่อนของสัตว์…
in German die Larve…
in Catalan larva…
in Japanese 幼虫…
in Chinese (Simplified) 幼体,幼虫…
in Indonesian ulat…
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