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pederasty

/ˈpɛdəˌræstɪ/
noun
1.
homosexual relations between men and boys
Derived Forms
pederastic, (sometimes) paederastic, adjective
Word Origin
C17: from New Latin paederastia, from Greek, from pais boy + erastēs lover, from eran to love
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n.

see pederasty.

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