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Adjective: pubescent  pyoo'be-sunt
  1. (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
    "the budding breasts of a pubescent girl and the downy chin of pubescent boy"
  2. (biology) covered with fine soft hairs or down
    "pubescent milkweed seeds";
    - downy, puberulent, sericeous

See also: haired, hairy, hirsute, immature

Encyclopedia: Pubescent