Pubescency Pu*bes"cen*cy, n. Pubescence. [1913 Webster]

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  • pubescency — …   Useful english dictionary

  • pubescent — pubescence, pubescency, n. /pyooh bes euhnt/, adj. 1. arriving or arrived at puberty. 2. Bot., Zool. covered with down or fine short hair. [1640 50; < L pubescent (s. of pubescens), prp. of pubescere to attain puberty, reach puberty, become hairy …   Universalium

  • hairiness — n crinosity, furriness, downiness, pilosity, Both Bot., Zool. pubescence, pubescency; wooliness, shagginess, hirsuteness, Med. hirsutism; bristliness, Bot., Zool. hispidity …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • puberty — n adolescence, teens, teenage, teen aged years; pubescence, pubescency, young adulthood; nubility, ripeness, heyday, springtime of life, flower of youth, bloom or flower of life …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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