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Wormlike larva or maggot of certain insects, particularly in the orders Coleoptera, Diptera, and Hymenoptera, and the genus Hypoderma.
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The thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects.
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gruban insect larva lacking legs; a maggot.
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