well-grown

adjective

Definition of well-grown

: having attained a satisfactory growth or development especially : having almost reached maximum physical growth

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First Known Use of well-grown

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Well-grown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-grown. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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