Pubes
Pubes Pu"bes, n. [L., the hair which appears on the body at puberty, from pubes adult.] 1. (Anat.) (a) The hair which appears upon the lower part of the hypogastric region at the age of puberty. (b) Hence (as more commonly used), the lower part of the hypogastric region; the pubic region. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) The down of plants; a downy or villous substance which grows on plants; pubescence. [1913 Webster]


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  • pubes — m. anat. Pelo del pubis. Medical Dictionary. 2011. pubes vello de la región pelviana …   Diccionario médico

  • PUBES — apud Statium, l. 5. Sylv. 2. v. 68. Quem non corrumpit pubes effrena prima pubertas est. Hanc in venialibus servis quomodo averterint olim Manciparii, ut eos velut nondum puberes carius venderent, exponit Plin. l. 21. c. 26. Hyacinthus radix est… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • pubes — (n.) pubic hair, 1560s, from L. pubes (see PUBERTY (Cf. puberty)). In modern slang, a familiar shortening of pubic hairs …   Etymology dictionary

  • pubes — (Del lat. pubes). m. Anat. pubis …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Pubes — can refer to: *Pubic hair *The plural of pubis, part of the body in mammals …   Wikipedia

  • Pubes — (lat.), 1) mannbar, männlich; 2) die äußern Genitalien; 3) die Gegend derselben; 4) die Schamhaare; 5) im Allgemeinen jeder haarige Überzug eines Pflanzentheils; daher Pubescens, weichhaarig, mit sehr kleinen, seinen, weißen od. dunklern Haaren… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Pubes — (lat.), mannbar; substantivisch die Bart und Schamhaare als Zeichen der Mannbarkeit …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • pubes — index adult Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pubes — PÚBES s.n. v. pubis. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • pubes — [pju:bz] n [plural] informal [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: adult stage, body hair, pubic area ] ↑pubic hair (=hair around the sexual organs) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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