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larval

[ lahr-vuhl ]
/ ˈlɑr vəl /
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adjective
of, relating to, or in the form of a larva.
Also lar·vate [lahr-veyt]. /ˈlɑr veɪt/. (of a disease) masked; not clearly defined.
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Origin of larval

From the Latin word larvālis, dating back to 1650–60. See larva, -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM larval

post·lar·val, adjective
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