fully grown


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Adj.1.fully grown - (of animals) fully developedfully grown - (of animals) fully developed; "an adult animal"; "a grown woman"
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
mature - having reached full natural growth or development; "a mature cell"
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The telephone was, in fact, a new social nerve, so new and so novel that very nearly twenty years went by before it had fully grown into place, and before the social body developed the instinct of using it.
I can't tell you till it's fully grown," said the Story Girl.
Birds mate, build a nest, lay eggs in it, sit on the eggs, feed the young birds, and care for them until they are fully grown.
The tiny newcomers, now three months old and fully grown, are the first of their kind to ever go on show to visitors at Chester.
James and his wife Laura, from Ballinacarrick, Co Donegal, now believe a fully grown Shorty, could bring the title back to Ireland.
Staff at Tynemouth's Blue Reef Aquarium had an unexpected problem when a family in North Shields donated a fully grown lionfish two weeks ago.
Police found fully grown cannabis plants cut and dried and ready to be sold on the streets, above.
Fully grown caterpillars attach themselves to a suitable twig or leaf before shedding their outside layer of skin to reveal a hard skin underneath known as a chrysalis.
If it's done it once as a pup, imagine what it could do once it's fully grown.
They'll be 18cm in length and weigh 400g when fully grown.
The newly-hatched rhea is already almost the size of a penguin but will grow to a height of almost 5ft when fully grown.
As well as seven fully grown plants, officers found a further three in soil in the living room and hydroponic equipment including lights and an extractor fan, Cardiff Magistrates' Court heard.

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