Definitions

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  • n. The planktonic stage of a young crustacean just after it has hatched

Etymologies

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From para- +‎ larva

Examples

  • He is not trying to find a mature giant squid; rather, he is scouring the ocean for a baby, called a paralarva, which he can grow in captivity.

    Hunting giant squid babies

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