2. Noun. A person who, or animal that, is not yet an adult. ¹
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Definition of Subadult
1. an individual approaching adulthood [n -S]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subadult
Literary usage of Subadult
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ecology and Conservation of the Marbled Murrelet by C. John Ralph (1997)
"The study spanned two breeding seasons ( 1970 and 1971 ), and 86 adult and subadult Marbled Murrelets were collected between March 25 and August 10 (years ..."
2. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1915)
"Type from Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. subadult female, No. ... Skull: Average of 4 (adult and subadult) from same locality: Greatest length, 41; ..."
3. American Marten, Fisher, Lynx, and Wolverine: Survey Methods for Their Detection by William J. Zielinski, Thomas E. Kucera (1998)
"More subadults occurred in northwest Alaska; however, subadult and young-of-the-year ... 4 subadult age group not differentiated into year/ing and subadult. ..."