ephebophilia

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e·phe·bo·phil·i·a

 (ə-fē′bə-fĭl′ē-ə, -fēl′yə)
n.
1. Sexual attraction of an adult for postpubescent adolescents.
2. Love of a man for a male youth, idealized in certain societies such as ancient Greece.

[Greek ephēbos, ephebe; see ephebe + -philia.]

e·phe′bo·phile′ (-fīl′) n.

ephebophilia

(ɪˌfiːbəˈfɪlɪə)
n
(Psychiatry) the condition of being sexually attracted to adolescents
[C19: from Greek ephēbos young man + -philia]
eˈpheboˌphile n