HyperDic: larva

English > 1 sense of the word larva:
NOUNanimallarvathe immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose
larva > pronunciation
Soundslaa'rvah
RhymesCasanova ... yeshiva: 31 rhymes with vah...
English > larva: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningThe immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose.
Narroweraphid lion, aphis lioncarnivorous larva of lacewing flies
ascidian tadpolefree-swimming larva of ascidians
bladder wormencysted saclike larva of the tapeworm
botbotfly larva
caseworminsect larva that constructs a protective case around its body
caterpillarA wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
cercariatadpole-shaped parasitic larva of a trematode worm
doodlebug, ant lion, antlionThe larva of any of several insects
grubA soft thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects
hellgrammiate, dobsonlarge brown aquatic larva of the dobsonfly
leptocephalusslender transparent larva of eels and certain fishes
mealwormThe larva of beetles of the family Tenebrionidae
nymphA larva of an insect with incomplete metamorphosis (as the dragonfly or mayfly)
strawworm, jointwormlarva of chalcid flies injurious to the straw of wheat and other grains
tadpole, polliwog, pollywogA larval frog or toad
wiggler, wrigglerlarva of a mosquito
wirewormwormlike larva of various elaterid beetles
Broaderanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Spanishlarva
Catalanlarva
Adjectiveslarvalrelating to or typical of a larva
larvalimmature of its kind

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