arriving or arrived at puberty.
Botany, Zoology. covered with down or fine short hair.
- pu·bes·cence, pu·bes·cen·cy, noun
- sub·pu·bes·cent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pubescent
arriving or having arrived at puberty
(of certain plants and animals or their parts) covered with a layer of fine short hairs or down
- pubescence, noun
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