- precocious puberty,
- precollagenous fiber,
Origin of precocity
Examples from the Web for precocity
For all his precocity, he still has a lot of growing up to do.
A quaint mixture of childishness and precocity is noticeable in all his letters.Rupert Prince Palatine|Eva Scott
An instance of precocity was the attempted abduction in May, 1851, of a girl of thirteen by two boys a little older.The Life of Bret Harte|Henry Childs Merwin
Others also exhibited a precocity which from day to day rewarded and stimulated the ardor of this devoted teacher.Mary S. Peake|Lewis C. Lockwood
From the instance I had had in him, I began to perceive that precocity o' intellect was nae proof o' its power.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland|John Mackay Wilson
But Byron was proud of his precocity, and liked to recall it, and to wonder if any other lover had ever been equally precocious.The Love Affairs of Lord Byron|Francis Henry Gribble
1630s, from French précocité (17c.), from précoce "precicious," from Latin praecocem (nom. praecox); see precocious.