Veliger definitions

vē'lə-jər, vĕl'ə-
A larval mollusk that is free-swimming and has a velum.
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(zoology) The planktonic larva of many kinds of marine and freshwater gastropod molluscs, as well as most bivalve molluscs.
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Origin of veliger

New Latin vēliger Latin vēlum velum velum Latin gerere to bear