|English Dictionary: pubescent||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for pubescent|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Pubescent \Pu*bes"cent\, a. [L. pubescens, -entis, p. pr. of|
pubescere to reach puberty, to grow hairy or mossy, fr. pubes
pubes: cf. F. pubescent.]
1. Arrived at puberty.
That . . . the men (are) pubescent at the age of
twice seven, is accounted a punctual truth. --Sir T.
2. Covered with pubescence, or fine short hairs, as certain
insects, and the leaves of some plants.