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Adjective: precocious  pri'kow-shus
  1. Characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude)
    "a precocious child"; "a precocious achievement"
  2. (botany) appearing or developing early
    "precocious flowers appear before the leaves as in some species of magnolias"

See also: advanced, early, intelligent

Antonym: retarded

Encyclopedia: Precocious