[joo-vuh-nil-ee-uh, -nil-yuh] /ˌdʒu vəˈnɪl i ə, -ˈnɪl yə/

plural noun
works, especially writings, produced in one’s youth:
His juvenilia were more successful than his mature writings.
literary or artistic productions suitable or designed for the young:
publishers of juvenilia.
plural noun
works of art, literature, or music produced in youth or adolescence, before the artist, author, or composer has formed a mature style

“works of a person’s youth,” 1620s, from Latin iuvenilia, neuter plural of iuvenilis (see juvenile).
juvenilia [(jooh-vuh-nil-ee-uh)]

Works produced in childhood or youth, particularly written or artistic works.


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