leptiform

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

leptus +‎ -form

Adjective[edit]

leptiform (comparative more leptiform, superlative most leptiform)

  1. (zoology) Having a form somewhat like leptus; said of active insect larvae with three pairs of legs.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.