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full-grown

 (fo͝ol′grōn′)
adj.
Completely grown, matured, or developed.
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full-grown

adj
(of a person or animal) fully matured; at full size; no longer growing
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full′-grown′



adj.
completely grown; mature.
[1660–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.full-grown - (of animals) fully developedfull-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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full-grown

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full-grown

adjective
Having reached full growth and development:
Idiom: of age.
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Translations

full-grown

[ˌfʊlˈgrəʊn] ADJmaduro
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full-grown

[ˌfʊlˈgrəʊn] adjmaturo/a
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full-grown

a. completamente desarrollado-a; crecido-a.
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References in classic literature ?
Terrified at the sight, he lifted his eyes and his hands to heaven, and said: "Just now I vowed to offer a lamb to the Guardian Deities of the forest if I could only find out who had robbed me; but now that I have discovered the thief, I would willingly add a full-grown Bull to the Calf I have lost, if I may only secure my own escape from him in safety."
And, not to speak of the highly presumable difference of contour between a young sucking whale and a full-grown Platonian Leviathan; yet, even in the case of one of those young sucking whales hoisted to a ship's deck, such is then the outlandish, eel-like, limbered, varying shape of him, that his precise expression the devil himself could not catch.
A grove of full-grown Elms sheltered us from the East--.
Once, a full-grown female lynx was secured, and this time White Fang fought for his life.
"Yes, she's fast enough," replied Nicholas, and thought: "If only a full-grown hare would cross the field now I'd show you what sort of borzoi she is," and turning to his groom, he said he would give a ruble to anyone who found a hare.
It also seems to me that such scratches in the whale are probably made by hostile contact with other whales; for I have most remarked them in the large, full-grown bulls of the species.
It seemed remarkably tall, even for a full-grown man; but that was a good point in a small boy's eyes, and Tip did not object at all to the size of his creation.
Had Tarzan been a full-grown bull ape of the species of his tribe he would have been more than a match for the gorilla, but being only a little English boy, though enormously muscular for such, he stood no chance against his cruel antagonist.
Calculating upon the aversion of the people to monarchy, they have endeavored to enlist all their jealousies and apprehensions in opposition to the intended President of the United States; not merely as the embryo, but as the full-grown progeny, of that detested parent.
Certain variations can only appear at corresponding ages, for instance, peculiarities in the caterpillar, cocoon, or imago states of the silk-moth; or, again, in the horns of almost full-grown cattle.
Smith, two others, the hippopotamus, the giraffe, the bos caffer -- as large as a full-grown bull, and the elan -- but little less, two zebras, and the quaccha, two gnus, and several antelopes even larger than these latter animals.
Amy is with truth considered `the flower of the family', for at sixteen she has the air and bearing of a full-grown woman, not beautiful, but possessed of that indescribable charm called grace.