Impuberty Im*pu"ber*ty (-t[y^]), n. The condition of not having reached puberty, or the age of ability to reproduce one's species; lack of age at which the marriage contract can be legally entered into. [1913 Webster]

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  • impuberty — im·puberty …   English syllables

  • impuberty — (ˈ)im, əm+ noun Etymology: Medieval Latin impubertas, from Latin in in (I) + pubertas puberty more at puberty : the quality or state of not having reached puberty …   Useful english dictionary

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