Definition of Larvae
1. Noun. (plural of larva) ¹
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Definition of Larvae
1. larva [n] - See also: larva
Medical Definition of Larvae
1. The pleural of lava. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Larvae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock (1920)
"Occasionally atavistic individual larvae are found which have external wing-buds. As to the causes that brought about the internal development of wings we ..."
2. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1904)
"On rearing the later stages of Echinoid larvae. By L. DONCASTER, BA, King's College. [Read 24 November 1902.] In working at the development of Echinoids the ..."
3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1893)
"Urophora ; larvae of many species live in various parts of composite plants (Sch.) U. cardui ; larvae in large galls on thistle (Westw. ..."
4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1901)
"The larvae were not found among the reeds, but just at the edge of the lake, where grass was growing and a kind of small water-lily. ..."
5. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"Three larvae, nearly full grown, were placed in a 2-liter glass jar for two days without food, and during that time none of them attacked the others, ..."
6. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The larvae feed, when young, in flowers, later, protected by a flat case, ... The Elachistidae have remarkably narrow, pointed wings and their larvae mine ..."
7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"One of the groups was used as a control; the larvae of the other group were ... Three separate experiments were carried out: (i) larvae were ligated with ..."
8. Report (1913)
"This organism was isolated from the affected tissues of a living grub and liquid cultures were used for the inoculation of soil in which healthy larvae were ..."