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Meaning of PUBESCENCE

Pronunciation:  pyoo'besuns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the time of life when sex glands become functional
 

PUBESCENCE is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: puberty
 
 See Also: adolescence, time of life

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pu*bes"cence\, n. [Cf. F. pubescence.]
1. The quality or state of being pubescent, or of having
   arrived at puberty. --Sir T. Browne.

2. A covering of soft short hairs, or down, as one some
   plants and insects; also, the state of being so covered.

 

 

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