Associations to the word «Larva»
LARVA, noun. An early stage of growth for some insects and amphibians, in which after hatching from their egg, insects are wingless and resemble a caterpillar or grub, and amphibians lack limbs and resemble fish.
LARVA, noun. An animal in the aforementioned stage.
LARVA, noun. A form of a recently born or hatched animal that is quite different from its adult stage.
LARVA, noun. The 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.
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