1. At or just after the age of puberty.
    • 2008, Lou Schuler, "Foreward", in Nate Green, Built for Show, page xi
      […] the pubescent male brain isn't noted for its consistent engagement with reality […]
  2. (botany, zoology) Covered with down or fine hairs.
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pubescent (plural pubescents)

  1. An individual who is going through puberty.
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