HyperDic: pubescence

English > 1 sense of the word pubescence:
NOUNtimepubescence, pubertythe time of life when sex glands become functional
English > pubescence: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningThe time of life when sex glands become functional.
Synonympuberty
Part ofadolescenceThe time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood
Broadertime of lifeA period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
Spanishpubertad, pubescencia
Catalanpubertat, pubescència
Adjectivespubescent(of animals especially human beings) having arrived at the onset of puberty (the age at which sex glands become functional) but not yet fully mature

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