subadult

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noun sub·adult \ˌsəb-ə-ˈdəlt; ˌsəb-ˈa-ˌdəlt\

Definition of subadult

  1. :  an individual that has passed through the juvenile period but not yet attained typical adult characteristics

subadult

adjective

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1885

First Known Use of subadult

1885


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