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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Immature insects that have hatched but not undergone change yet..

Usage examples (35)
  • Caterpillars are the larvae of butterflies
  • Scientists had seen it in larvae form before, but not in its full-blown glory until it was filmed at depth.
  • This is an infection that occurs when people eat wild mushrooms or domesticated pigs which contain larvae of the worm called trichinella.
  • "I suppose me wanting to have the larvae was the last straw!" for more
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