A man who practices pederasty.
Origin of pederast
- Greek paiderastēs pais paid- child pedo–2 erastēs lover (from erasthai to love)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek Ï€Î±Î¹Î´ÎµÏÎ±ÏƒÏ„Î®Ï‚ (paiderastÄ“s, “lover of boys"), from Ï€Î±á¿–Ï‚ (pais, “boy") and ÎµÏÎ±ÏƒÏ„Î®Ï‚ (erastÄ“s, “lover").