幼虫

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See also: 幼蟲

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 幼蟲 (“larva”).
(This term, 幼虫, is the simplified form of 幼蟲.)
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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
よう
Grade: 6
ちゅう
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

幼虫 (hiragana ようちゅう, rōmaji yōchū)

  1. (entomology) larva
    • 1999 July 22, “プチモス [Petit Moth]”, in Vol.4 (in Japanese), Konami:
       (せい) (ちょう)したらどんなムシになるか ()からない、 (ちい)さな (よう) (ちゅう)
      Seichō shitara donna mushi ni naru ka wakaranai, chīsa na yōchū.
      It is not known what kind of bug this little larva grows into.
  2. (entomology) nymph (young worms or young insects in aquatic life)
  3. embryo

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