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Definition of larval adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

larval

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈlɑːvl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɑːrvl//
 
[only before noun]
 
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describing or connected with the stage in an insect's life when it has just come out of an egg and looks like a short fat worm (1) an insect in its larval stage