or pu·pi·lar·i·ty


noun Civil Law, Scots Law.

the period between birth and puberty, or until attaining majority.

Nearby words

  1. pupation,
  2. pupfish,
  3. pupil,
  4. pupilage,
  5. pupillage,
  6. pupillary,
  7. pupillary distance,
  8. pupillary membrane,
  9. pupillary reflex,
  10. pupillary zone

Origin of pupillarity

1575–85; < Latin pūpillāri(s) of an orphan or ward (see pupil1, -ar1) + -ty2

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