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callow is pronounced in two syllables
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An example use of callow in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… Chanel vulva and callow sua she embraced …”
meanings of callow
Immature, lacking in life experience.
Unfledged (of a young bird).
Lacking color or firmness (of some kinds of insects or other arthropods, such as spiders, just after ecdysis); teneral.
Of land: low-lying and liable to be submerged.
Shallow or weak-willed.
An alluvial flat.
A callow or teneral phase of an insect or other arthropod, typically shortly after ecdysis, while the skin still is hardening, the colours have not yet become stable, and as a rule, before the animal is able to move effectively.