Definition of subadult
: an individual that has passed through the juvenile period but not yet attained typical adult characteristics
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Scientists from the Marine Mammal Center described it as a subadult female.
The 15 that Fennessy trucked down here are young adults and subadults of both sexes.
Two limb bones — one from a subadult ornithopod dinosaur, and the other from a juvenile ornithopod dinosaur — show tooth marks.
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