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pubescent

pu·bes·cent

pubescent

 
pronunciation:
pyu be snt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: reaching or having already reached puberty.
definition 2: covered with soft down or fine, short hairs.
derivation: pubescence (n.)
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The word pubescent contains the following part:
-escent Latin adjective-forming suffix that means becoming; beginning to