pubes

noun
pu·​bes | \ ˈpyü-(ˌ)bēz How to pronounce pubes (audio) \
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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The first known use of pubes was in 1565

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“Pubes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pubes. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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pubes

noun
pu·​bes | \ ˈpyü-(ˌ)bēz How to pronounce pubes (audio) \
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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