pubes

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin pubes ‎(the hair which appears on the body at the age of puberty, the genitals), from pubes, puber ‎(grown up, of mature age; of plants, downy, pubescent); see puberty.

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pubes

  1. plural of pubis

Etymology 2[edit]

see pube

Pronunciation[edit]

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pubes

  1. plural of pube
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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

pubes

  1. plural of pube (pubic bones)

Noun[edit]

pubes

  1. plural of pube (crab lice)

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possible connection with puer, pūpa, pūsus, putus.

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Adjective[edit]

pūbes m, f, n ‎(genitive pūberis); third declension

  1. adult
  2. pubescent
  3. ripe
  4. downy (of plants)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative pūbes pūberēs pūberia
genitive pūberis pūberium
dative pūberī pūberibus
accusative pūberem pūbes pūberēs pūberia
ablative pūberī pūberibus
vocative pūbes pūberēs pūberia

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Etymology 2[edit]

From pūbes ‎(adult).

Noun[edit]

pūbes f ‎(genitive pūbis); third declension

  1. youth
  2. youthfulness
  3. pubic hair

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pūbes pūbēs
genitive pūbis pūbum
dative pūbī pūbibus
accusative pūbem pūbēs
ablative pūbe pūbibus
vocative pūbes pūbēs

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References[edit]

  • pubes1 in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pubes2 in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pubes in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pubes in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • pubes in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pubes in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin