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Definition of maggots

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Larva Lar"va, n.; pl. L. Larv[ae], E. Larvas. [L. larva ghost, specter, mask.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any young insect from the time that it hatches from the egg until it becomes a pupa, or chrysalis. During this time it usually molts several times, and may change its form or color each time. The larv[ae] of many insects are much like the adults in form and habits, but have no trace of wings, the rudimentary wings appearing only in the pupa stage. In other groups of insects the larv[ae] are totally unlike the parents in structure and habits, and are called caterpillars, grubs, maggots, etc. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The early, immature form of any animal when more or less of a metamorphosis takes place, before the assumption of the mature shape.
Maggot
Maggot Mag"got, n. [W. macai, pl. maceiod, magiod, a worn or grub; cf. magu to bread.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) The footless larva of any fly. See Larval. 2. A whim; an odd fancy. --Hudibras. Tennyson.

Meaning of maggots from wikipedia

- practitioners, maggot therapy introduces live, disinfected maggots into non-healing skin or soft wounds of a human or animal. The only maggots cleared for...
- Maggot therapy is a type of biotherapy involving the introduction of live, disinfected maggots (fly larvae) into non-healing skin and soft tissue wounds...
- contain thousands of these maggots. Casu martzu is considered by Sardinian aficionados to be unsafe to eat when the maggots in the cheese have died. Because...
- The Maggot is the 10th studio album by the Melvins, which was released in 1999 through Ipecac Recordings. This album is the first part of a trilogy followed...
- Maggot farming is the act of growing maggots for industry. It is distinct from vermicomposting, as there is no separate composting process going on, and...
- The Missoula All Maggots RFC or the Missoula Maggots are an amateur Rugby football club based out of Missoula Montana. The Maggots were established in...
- Rat-tailed maggots are the larvae of certain species of hoverflies belonging to the tribes Eristalini and Sericomyiini. A characteristic feature of rat-tailed...
- the album's end, human beings are extinct and the maggots have taken over. Upon its release, Maggots: The Record received generally positive review from...
- Maggots Get a Welcome Re-Issue", River Cities' Reader, 8 August 2006. Retrieved 30 September 2017 Strub, Whitney (2006) "Fresh Maggots Fresh Maggots....
- spoken word monologue by band leader George Clinton, which refers to "the maggots in the mind of the universe." According to legend, the 10-minute title...
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