hairy; bearing or growing hair

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • pubes —   n. lower abdominal region; hair growing in that region.    ♦ pubic, a.    ♦ pubigerous, a. hairy.    ♦ pubis, n. (pl.    ♦ bes ) fore bone of pelvis.    ♦ pubescent, a. reaching or having reached puberty; covered with soft down; n. youth at… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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