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pubes

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[ pyoo-beez ]
/ ˈpyu biz /
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noun, plural pu·bes.Anatomy.
the lower part of the abdomen, especially the region between the right and left iliac regions.
the hair appearing on the lower part of the abdomen at puberty.
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Origin of pubes

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First recorded in 1560–70, pubes is from the Latin word pūbēs adulthood, pubic hair, groin

Other definitions for pubes (2 of 2)

pubes2
[ pyoo-beez ]
/ ˈpyu biz /

noun
plural of pubis.
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British Dictionary definitions for pubes

pubes
/ (ˈpjuːbiːz) /

noun plural pubes (ˈpjuːbiːz)
the region above the external genital organs, covered with hair from the time of puberty
the pubic bones
the plural of pubis
pl n (ˈpjuːbz)
informal pubic hair

Word Origin for pubes

from Latin
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Medical definitions for pubes

pubes
[ pyōōbēz ]

n. pl. pubes
The lower part of the abdomen, especially the region surrounding the external genitalia.
The hair that appears on this region at puberty.
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