1. [syn: pubes, pubic region, loins]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Pubes \Pu"bes\, n. [L., the hair which appears on the body at
puberty, from pubes adult.]
(a) The hair which appears upon the lower part of the
hypogastric region at the age of puberty.
(b) Hence (as more commonly used), the lower part of the
hypogastric region; the pubic region.
2. (Bot.) The down of plants; a downy or villous substance
which grows on plants; pubescence.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the lower part of the abdomen just above the external
genital organs [syn: pubes, pubic region, loins]