- flowering, fruiting, or ripening early, as plants or fruit.
- bearing blossoms before leaves, as plants.
- appearing before leaves, as flowers.
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They have matured (have adapted to environment, that is) precociously.Feminism and Sex-Extinction|Arabella Kenealy
"If Granny Simmons were here she'd say you had the fidgets," remarked Joan precociously.Rebecca's Promise|Frances R. Sterrett
He nibbled at various books and was precociously brilliant in Latin.Against The Grain|Joris-Karl Huysmans
They will discover which girls are cold and indifferent, and which are precociously erotic.The Sexual Question|August Forel
Looks often belie the true condition underneath, returned Polly, precociously.Polly's Southern Cruise|Lillian Elizabeth Roy