Definition of Larvacean

1. Noun. Any member of the class Larvacea.

Generic synonyms: Tunicate, Urochord, Urochordate
Group relationships: Class Larvacea, Larvacea



Definition of Larvacean

1. Noun. Any of various solitary, free-swimming tunicates of the class ''Larvacea'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Larvacean

larrupers
larruping
larrupped
larrupping
larrups
lars
larsenite
larum
larum-bell
larums
larungoscope
larupped
larva
larva currens
larva migrans
larvacean (current term)
larvaceans
larvaceous
larvacidal
larvacide
larvacides
larvae
larval
larval conjunctivitis
larval plague
larvalia
larvas
larvate
larvated
larvicidal

Literary usage of Larvacean

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Vertebrate Zoölogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"Diagram of a larvacean (Appendicularia) from the right side, with most of the tail removed- an, anus; ht, heart; int, intestine; ne, nerve; ne', ..."

2. The Oceanic Circle: Governing the Seas as a Global Resource by Elisabeth Mann Borgese (1998)
"The larvacean, a small planktonic herbivorous creature, low on the food chain and on the scale of evolution, ancient in time, has invented the first fishing ..."

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