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ped·er·ast

 (pĕd′ə-răst′)
n.
A man who has sexual relations, especially anal intercourse, with a boy.

[Greek paiderastēs : pais, paid-, child; see pedo-2 + erastēs, lover (from erasthai, to love).]

ped′er·as′ty n.

pederasty

(ˈpɛdəˌræstɪ) or sometimes

paederasty

n
homosexual relations between men and boys
[C17: from New Latin paederastia, from Greek, from pais boy + erastēs lover, from eran to love]
ˌpederˈastic, sometimes ˌpaederˈastic adj

ped•er•as•ty

(ˈpɛd əˌræs ti, ˈpi də-)

n.
sexual relations between a man and a boy.
[1605–15; < New Latin pederastia < Greek paiderastía love of boys. See pederast, -y3]
ped`er•as′tic, adj.

pederasty, paederasty

a sexual act between two males, especially when one is a minor. — pederast, paederast, n.
See also: Children
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pederasty - sexual relations between a man and a boy (usually anal intercourse with the boy as a passive partner)
paraphilia - abnormal sexual activity
gayness, homoeroticism, homosexualism, homosexuality, queerness - a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex
Translations

pederasty

[ˈpedəræstɪ] Npederastia f

pederasty

nPäderastie f

pederasty

[ˈpɛdəræstɪ] npederastia

ped·er·as·ty

n. pederastia, relación homosexual anal esp. entre un hombre adulto y un muchacho.
References in periodicals archive ?
Nowhere was this disjunction more apparent than in the institution of paiderastia, a form of pedagogical mentorship designed to advance the socialisation of young boys into the elite male world of the symposium and athletics (Hubbard 2003:12).
In '"Lustful Jove and his adulterous child": Classical Paiderastia as Same-Sex Marriage in Marlowe's Dido Queene Of Carthage', David L.
The expected tropes of body and embodied performance are present here, but sometimes with unexpected perspectives, as in Jim Casey's '"Honest payneful pastimes": Pain, Play and Pedagogy in Early Modern England' or David Orvis's '"Lustful Jove and his adulterous child": Classical Paiderastia as Same-Sex Marriage in Marlowe's Dido Queene of Carthage'; other chapters examine the spiritual, emotional, and intellectual side of education.
by Libanius), in which ascetics and Christians in general were accused of sexual debauchery and especially paiderastia.
Orvis, "'Lustful Jove and his adulterous child': Classical Paiderastia as Same-Sex Marriage in Marlowe's Dido Queene of Carthage" (101-12); Kathryn M.