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1. The approach of the age of puberty or sexual maturity.
2. A covering of fine, soft hairs on the body.
3. The attainment or onset of puberty.
This entry is located in the following units: -esce, -escent, -escence (page 7) puber-, pubo-, pub-, pubio- + (page 2)
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(Greek: youth, pubescence, puberty [the period during which the secondary characteristics of maturity begin to develop; by extension, a young man])
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Short, fine hairs, typically forming a second layer beneath the pilosity, or longer, coarser hairs.
This entry is located in the following unit: Ant and Related Entomology Terms (page 17)