Pubescent Definition

Reaching or having reached the state of puberty.
Webster's New World
Of, having to do with, or characteristic of puberty.
Webster's New World
Covered with a soft down, as many plants and insects.
Webster's New World

Origin of Pubescent

  • Latin pūbēscēns pūbēscent- present participle of pūbēscere to reach puberty from pūbēs adult

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin pubescens (“to become hairy, downy, or an adult")

    From Wiktionary

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