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1. Manifesting or characterized by development, aptitude, or interests considered advanced for a given age: a mathematically precocious child; a child with a precocious wit.
2. Botany Blossoming before the appearance of leaves.

[From Latin praecox, praecoc-, premature, from praecoquere, to boil before, ripen early : prae-, pre- + coquere, to cook, ripen; see pekw- in Indo-European roots.]

pre·co′cious·ly adv.
pre·coc′ity (-kŏs′ĭ-tē), pre·co′cious·ness n.
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Noun1.precocity - intelligence achieved far ahead of normal developmental schedules
intelligence - the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience


n. precocidad, desarrollo de rasgos físicos o facultades mentales más avanzados que lo normal en comparación con la edad cronólogica.