puberulent

adjective
pu·​ber·​u·​lent | \ pyü-ˈber-ə-lənt How to pronounce puberulent (audio) , -yə-lənt \

Definition of puberulent

: covered with fine pubescence

First Known Use of puberulent

1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for puberulent

Latin puber pubescent + English -ulent (as in pulverulent)

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“Puberulent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/puberulent. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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