Pederast meaning

pĕd'ə-răst'
A man who practices pederasty.
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A man who is engaged in an erotic relationship with an adolescent boy; a practitioner of pederasty.
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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 παιδεραστής (paiderastÄ“s, “lover of boys"), from παῖς (pais, “boy") and εραστής (erastÄ“s, “lover").
    From Wiktionary