pubes

noun
pu·​bes | \ˈpyü-(ˌ)bēz \
plural pubes

Definition of pubes 

: the pubic region There were dancers who stripped to the buff …, displaying pubes devoid of the smallest hair …— Colleen McCullough — compare pube, pubis

First Known Use of pubes

1565, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pubes

New Latin, from Latin, manhood, body hair, pubic region; akin to Latin puber pubescent

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puberty

puberulent

puberulous

pubes

pubescence

pubescent

pubic

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pubes

noun
pu·​bes | \ˈpyü-(ˌ)bēz \
plural pubes

Medical Definition of pubes 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : the hair that appears on the lower part of the hypogastric region at puberty

called also pubic hair

2 : the lower part of the hypogastric region : the pubic region

pubes

Medical Definition of pubes (Entry 2 of 2)

plural of pubis

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